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On This Day: 18th of July

On this day in 1803:

University Library Presses
An account for £65.13s and a penny three farthings was presented to the Faculty by John Bulloch, for constructing library presses.

Births and Deaths

Edward Provan CathcartOn this day in 1877
Edward Provan Cathcart was born.

George MacFeat WishartOn this day in 1958
George MacFeat Wishart died.

On this day in 1917
Robert White was born.

On this day in 1868
James Barr was born.

On this day in 1865
Robert Brown was born.

On this day in 1864
William Hay was born.

On this day in 1872
Joseph Hood was born.

John InglisOn this day in 1891
John Inglis died.

On this day in 1865
James Livingstone Loudon was born.

On this day in 1874
William MacLeod was born.

On this day in 1865
Alexander Muir was born.

On this day in 1867
William Stevens Smith was born.

On this day in 1880
Frank Aust was born.

On this day in 1882
George Beaumont was born.

On this day in 1878
James Coutts was born.

On this day in 1879
Margaret Lightbody Duncan was born.

On this day in 1883
Elizabeth Dunnett was born.

On this day in 1878
John James Elliot was born.

On this day in 1885
Robert Keir Ferguson was born.

On this day in 1877
Charles Herbert Gunson was born.

On this day in 1882
John Ernest MacDougall was born.

On this day in 1884
William McNicol was born.

On this day in 1869
William Millar was born.

On this day in 1879
Watson Young was born.

On this day in 1873
Alexander Moir was born.

On this day in 1885
Janey Callander Grant Miller was born.

On this day in 2011
Ernst Honigmann died.

On this day in 1891
James Crawford Robertson was born.

On this day in 1945
John Francis Laurence Sinclair died.

On this day in 1896
John Weir was born.

On this day in 1892
Gilbert Carmichael was born.

On this day in 1891
Jane Dickson McCallum was born.

On this day in 1891
John Alexander McIntosh was born.

On this day in 1884
Donald Kerr MacDougall was born.