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On This Day: 12th of October

On this day in 1730:

Anatomy classes
The Faculty authorised Glasgow surgeon John Paisley "to advertise in the Edinburgh newspapers and here in town that he is to teach Anatomy within the College this session."

On this day in 1899:

James B Thompson's Gift
The Court learned that James B Thompson left £10,000 to the University for the reconstruction of the Anatomical Department.

On this day in 2006:

Donald Dewar Memorial Lecture
Donald DewarGordon Brown, Chancellor of the Exchequer, delivered the inaugural Donald Dewar Memorial Lecture in the Bute Hall.

Births and Deaths

On this day in 1875
Robert Bowie was born.

On this day in 1871
James Banks Cumming was born.

On this day in 1840
Robert Wardrop Forrest was born.

On this day in 1862
Hugh Girvan was born.

William Jones, signature in Register of Doctors of Medicine, 1818On this day in 1782
William Jones was born.

On this day in 1867
Ranald MacDonald was born.

On this day in 1859
Alexander Reid Prentice was born.

On this day in 1868
William Campbell Smith was born.

On this day in 1874
James Edmund Fergusson Stewart was born.

On this day in 1858
Thomas Watson was born.

On this day in 1884
Hugh Hunter Aitken was born.

On this day in 1880
Robert George Bradford was born.

On this day in 1881
John Brown was born.

On this day in 1888
Robert Cochran Gray was born.

On this day in 1869
Thomas Gray was born.

On this day in 1885
Jane Hamilton was born.

On this day in 1876
Roderick Gray McDonald was born.

On this day in 1876
Peter Millar was born.

On this day in 1875
William Stewart Stalker was born.

On this day in 1885
Charles Allison Taylor was born.

On this day in 1883
John Wright was born.

On this day in 1890
James White was born.

On this day in 1889
Donald Macleod was born.

On this day in 1906
Jane Smith Gardiner was born.

On this day in 1947
Sir Ian Standish Monteith Hamilton died.

On this day in 1890
William Donald Fraser was born.

On this day in 1892
John McIlraith died.

On this day in 1893
Winnifred Jane Crawford was born.

On this day in 1890
Robert Murray Milne was born.