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On This Day: 29th of April

On this day in 1752:

Adam Smith Appointed
Adam SmithAdam Smith transferred from the Chair of Logic to the Chair of Moral Philosophy at the University.

On this day in 1870:

Students Meet in the Common Hall of Old College for the Last Time
Students from the 1869-1870 session meet in the Common Hall of Old College for the last time.

Births and Deaths

James Fullarton ArnottOn this day in 1914
James Fullarton Arnott was born.

Joseph MaclayOn this day in 1951
Joseph Paton Maclay died.

On this day in 1854
Henry Cockburn Lord Cockburn died.

James DicksonOn this day in 1937
James Dickson was born.

On this day in 1870
James Dunlop was born.

On this day in 1871
Alexander Kerr Edward was born.

On this day in 1867
Robert Kilgour was born.

On this day in 1865
John Livingstone was born.

On this day in 1859
Sir William Symington McCormick was born.

On this day in 1862
Thomas Miller was born.

On this day in 1871
James Moffat was born.

On this day in 1873
James Walker was born.

On this day in 1867
Andrew Murray Burdon was born.

On this day in 1879
George Arthur was born.

On this day in 1875
James Finlayson Fleming was born.

On this day in 1883
John Granger was born.

On this day in 1890
Malcolm Hutton was born.

On this day in 1881
Alexander Mauchline was born.

On this day in 1884
Matthew Morton Monie was born.

On this day in 1886
William Rutherford was born.

On this day in 1884
Robert Wilson Sutherland was born.

On this day in 1887
Fergus Hay Young was born.

On this day in 1889
Frederick John Whitelaw was born.

On this day in 1889
James Ronald McCurdie was born.

Robert McLeanOn this day in 1890
Robert McLean was born.

Walter Brown matriculation slip 1904-05On this day in 1886
Professor Walter Brown was born.

John McLean Pinkerton, Newspaper clippingOn this day in 1889
John McLean Pinkerton was born.

On this day in 1892
Marjorie Strathie was born.

On this day in 1893
David Hepburn Knox was born.

On this day in 1893
Elizabeth Struthers Forbes was born.

Charlotte Hinshelwood Matriculation SlipOn this day in 1904
Charlotte Hinshelwood was born.