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On This Day: 24th of June

On this day in 1874:

Lord Kelvin Remarries
Sir William Thomson, later Lord Kelvin, married Frances Anna [Fanny] Blandy. Thomson's first wife, Margaret, had died in 1870

On this day in 1925:

The Hunter Memorial
Hunter Memorial, 1951The Hunter Memorial in front of the Hunterian Museum was unveiled by Mrs George R Mather, the widow of the brothers' biographer.

On this day in 1942:

General De Gaulle
General De Gaulle at the University, 1942General Charles De Gaulle, leader of the Free French movement, visited the University.

Births and Deaths

Sir John Blackwood  McEwenOn this day in 1948
Sir John Blackwood McEwen died.

On this day in 1715
George Muirhead was born.

Archie RoyOn this day in 1924
Archie Roy was born.

On this day in 1863
Robert Muir Ferrier was born.

On this day in 1943
Leslie Buchanan died.

On this day in 1854
Andrew Goldie was born.

On this day in 1863
Thomas Goldie was born.

On this day in 1933
James Gray Duncanson died.

On this day in 1866
John Gilchrist Gray was born.

On this day in 1859
Edward Hewitt was born.

On this day in 1855
Alexander Johnstone was born.

On this day in 1862
John Reid was born.

On this day in 1872
William Smith Sinclair was born.

On this day in 1867
Alexander Smyth was born.

On this day in 1866
James Aimer Thoms was born.

On this day in 1882
Thomas Alexander was born.

On this day in 1920
Annie Agnes Baird died.

On this day in 1865
William Cameron Faulois was born.

On this day in 1879
Andrew Miller Kerr was born.

On this day in 1872
Colin Mackay Kesson was born.

On this day in 1883
Alexander Lawrance was born.

On this day in 1884
Jessie Grant Morison Logan was born.

On this day in 1883
Matthew Montgomery was born.

On this day in 1885
Donald Renton was born.

On this day in 1887
Richard Bolitho Ryall was born.

On this day in 1878
Alfred George Stewart was born.

On this day in 1889
Tong Wei was born.

George DalzielOn this day in 1961
George Dalziel died.

On this day in 1890
William Smellie Hogg was born.

John Anthony Martin, Matriculation 1911-12 On this day in 1890
John Anthony Martin was born.

G. SubbaraoOn this day in 1892
Gunnam Subbarao was born.

On this day in 1893
Robert Freeland Chisolm was born.

On this day in 1892
Gunnar Subbarao was born.

On this day in 1893
Jean Baptiste Octave Sneeden was born.