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On This Day: 14th of February

On this day in 1702:

Drinking
"A complaint being made of John Dunlop, a semi, being found drinking in an alehouse with some townspeople at 11 o'clock at night, the said John acknowledged himself guilty and promised to carry himself well for the future..."

On this day in 1945:

Sir John Boyd Orr Installed as Rector
Lord Boyd Orr of BrechinSir John Boyd Orr was installed as Rector before a boisterous audience. One press report noted that "not since pre-war days have the students let themselves go with such abandon."

Births and Deaths

Agnes PickenOn this day in 1880
Agnes Picken was born.

On this day in 1987
Lionel Stones died.

Thomas PattersonOn this day in 1949
Thomas Patterson died.

Stanley Galbraith GrahamOn this day in 1975
Stanley Galbraith Graham died.

On this day in 1860
John Lee was born.

On this day in 1874
Christopher Strang McGregor was born.

On this day in 1862
William Ritchie was born.

On this day in 1867
Hugh Scott Russell was born.

On this day in 1860
Eric Sinclair was born.

James StewartOn this day in 1831
James Stewart was born.

On this day in 1886
Annie Miller Cuthbertson Begg was born.

On this day in 1878
Margaret Blackley Brechin was born.

Alexander DingwallOn this day in 1888
Alexander Dingwall was born.

On this day in 1878
Matthew William Fraser was born.

On this day in 1883
David Gibson was born.

On this day in 1876
Lila Stephenson Greig was born.

On this day in 1871
Robert Hastie was born.

On this day in 1870
Robert Kirk was born.

On this day in 1887
William Archibald Maclean was born.

On this day in 1889
Sarah McGill was born.

On this day in 1881
Andrew Alexander McWhan was born.

On this day in 1890
John Newton was born.

On this day in 1948
Mary Amelia Pilliet died.

On this day in 1878
Elizabeth Ness MacBean Ross was born.

On this day in 1877
James Scrymgeour was born.

On this day in 1883
Thomas Paul Simpson was born.

John TaylorOn this day in 1884
Sir John Taylor was born.

Arthur R AndersonOn this day in 1937
Arthur Roland Anderson died.

On this day in 1921
Seved Ribbing died.

On this day in 1892
Allan McDonald Craig was born.

On this day in 1977
Louisa Elizabeth Galloway died.

On this day in 1890
Thomas Muir Crawford was born.

On this day in 1893
Grace Anderson was born.

On this day in 1892
Helen Adam was born.

On this day in 1891
Jean Clark Mackenzie was born.

On this day in 1891
Emmy Abée was born.

On this day in 1893
Dugald Smith was born.

On this day in 1924
Francis Joseph Meehan was born.