On This Day

What Happened on September 16, 1901

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)
1901 Highlights

About September 16, 1901

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 119 years, 1 month and 3 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Virgo