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On This Day: 19th of October

On this day in 1553:

George Crichton Appointed Principal
George Crichton (d1553) was appointed Principal of the University.

On this day in 1939:

Absent Graduands
The Senate approved a motion that degrees could be conferred on a graduand in his or her absence, if the graduand was absent on military or other government service.

Births and Deaths

On this day in 1733
David Boyle 1st Earl of Glasgow died.

On this day in 1816
Walter Campbell of Shawfield died.

On this day in 1748
Thomas Graham Baron Lynedoch was born.

On this day in 1775
Robert Trail died.

On this day in 1869
Robert Kennedy was born.

George William CampbellOn this day in 1810
George William Campbell was born.

On this day in 1865
Daniel Kirkwood was born.

On this day in 1868
George Alexander Francis Knight was born.

On this day in 1869
George Irving was born.

Gilbert Petgrave Johnson first matriculation slip 1886On this day in 1868
Gilbert Petgrave Johnson was born.

On this day in 1873
David Fraser Liddle was born.

On this day in 1933
Herbert Adolphus MacLeod died.

On this day in 1872
John Miller was born.

On this day in 1871
Thomas Saunders was born.

On this day in 1856
Arthur Simmons was born.

On this day in 1861
John Ure was born.

On this day in 1861
John Wright was born.

On this day in 1885
Robert Dunlop Black Frew was born.

On this day in 1883
Matthew Barr Houston was born.

On this day in 1884
James Legge was born.

On this day in 1889
Helen Brown Scott Lennox was born.

On this day in 1888
Agnes Jean Logan was born.

On this day in 1883
Matta Park MacDougall was born.

On this day in 1888
John Marshall was born.

On this day in 1882
Maurice James McCracken was born.

On this day in 1885
Ernest Graham Young Thom was born.

On this day in 1879
John Weir was born.

On this day in 1889
Alexander Johnstone was born.

On this day in 1968
Iwo Lominski died.

Benjamin Coleman, Register of Diplomas 1731On this day in 1673
Benjamin Colman was born.

On this day in 1891
George Graves Dobie was born.

On this day in 1889
Mary Vera Nash was born.

On this day in 1893
Elizabeth MacDougall was born.

On this day in 1894
Marion Earl Fulton Macwilliam was born.