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On This Day: 13th of December

On this day in 1963:

GU Guardian report on the launch of the Luthuli Scholarship campaign
Albert LuthuliThe Glasgow University Guardian (vol.9, No.5) reported the beginning of the Luthuli Scholarship campaign. The scholarship is named in honour of Albert Luthuli, Rector of the University from 1962-1965.

Births and Deaths

On this day in 1854
Andrew Rutherfurd Lord Rutherfurd died.

On this day in 1583
Thomas Smeaton died.

John YoungOn this day in 1902
John Young died.

On this day in 1866
Thomas Low Blackburn was born.

On this day in 1854
Alexander Galt was born.

On this day in 1854
George Muir Connor was born.

On this day in 1871
John Dunbar Dowie was born.

On this day in 1869
Hugh Jenkins was born.

On this day in 1867
John Kennedy was born.

On this day in 1861
Joseph Scanlan was born.

On this day in 1873
James Thomson was born.

On this day in 1877
Robert Marcus Dickson was born.

On this day in 1890
Joseph Welsh Park Harkness was born.

On this day in 1876
Charles Lawson Laing was born.

On this day in 1888
Malcolm Angus MacDonald was born.

On this day in 1886
Margaret Elizabeth Martin was born.

On this day in 1874
Hugh Munro was born.

On this day in 1878
John Smith was born.

On this day in 1888
Tom Waterhouse was born.

On this day in 1890
Ann Crawford was born.

On this day in 1890
James Grant Deas was born.

On this day in 1889
Leslie Lacy Langley was born.

Kenneth Henry Dyke, MB ChB 1917On this day in 1892
Kenneth Henry Dyke OBE was born.

On this day in 1948
John Patton died.

On this day in 1891
George Kirkwood Allan was born.

On this day in 1892
Helen Hunter Leckie was born.

On this day in 1891
John Mandeville Macfie was born.

On this day in 1892
Margaret Jane Maclachlan was born.