90 years ago
The Susanville Chapter of the Red Cross announced a Christmas roll call drive to solicit new members. It was also reported that this marked the last time the Red Cross would publicly seek members, as it would use private recruitment measures in the future.
95 years ago
Lassen High School and Susanville School were closed for three weeks because of an influenza outbreak.
More than 30 students fell victim to the flu, forcing school officials to close the school to protect the rest of the students and faculty.