What Happened on September 16, 1901

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • Alturas, California, is incorporated as the only city in Modoc County.

Event of interestEvent of Interest

French painter Paul Gauguin settles in Atuona in the Marquesas Islands

Painter and Sculptor Paul Gauguin
Painter and Sculptor
Paul Gauguin

Famous Birthdays

  • Andree Joly Bunet, French pairs figure skater (Olympic gold 1928, 32), born in Paris (d. 1993)
  • CFH "Freddie" Gough, British major scout (WW II, Arnhem)