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On This Day: 14th of November

On this day in 1693:

Financial Difficulties
The Principal informed the Faculty "that he had taken pains to make up the account book and finds that the debts of the College do daily so grow that the revenue will run to ruin if not supported by some Royal grant..."

On this day in 1715:

Glasgow's First Newspaper
The first edition of the Glasgow Courant, the city's first newspaper, was published. The Courant was printed by Donald Govan at the University's printing house.

Births and Deaths

William IIIOn this day in 1650
King William III was born.

On this day in 1948
Helen Rutherfurd died.

On this day in 1869
William Copland was born.

On this day in 1866
John Gilmour Kerr was born.

On this day in 1865
William Mitchell was born.

On this day in 1876
Alexander Blair was born.

On this day in 1885
Archibald Angus Campbell was born.

On this day in 1877
Alexander Cross was born.

On this day in 1886
John Williams Todd Dickie was born.

On this day in 1882
Andrew Donald was born.

On this day in 1882
William Roberts Gardiner was born.

On this day in 1880
Euphemia Adamson Hay was born.

On this day in 1880
Isobel Alexander Knowles was born.

On this day in 1875
James MacGregor was born.

On this day in 1882
David Williams Main was born.

On this day in 1875
Peter McFadyen was born.

On this day in 1881
James Adam McHarg was born.

On this day in 1886
Mary Ethel Alison Reid was born.

On this day in 1881
John Robertson was born.

On this day in 1887
Alick Lionel Tackley was born.

On this day in 1881
Christina Gibson Thomlinson was born.

On this day in 1878
Charles Hamilton Weaver was born.

Alexander Percy Walker and quote in Final Year Dinner BookOn this day in 2012
Alexander Percy Walker died.

Charles Feldveber, 1920-21On this day in 1983
Charles August Feldveber died.

On this day in 1892
John Ewing Adam was born.

On this day in 1890
James Waddell Scott was born.

On this day in 1893
Margaret Mitchell Neill was born.

On this day in 1877
William Luddington Peacock was born.

On this day in 1886
Wm. Herbert Nairne White was born.

On this day in 1891
Allan La Barte Clark was born.