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On This Day: 8th of April

On this day in 1884:

First Annual Meeting of Queen Margaret College
Isabella Elder's PortraitThe first Annual Meeting of Queen Margaret College was held. There was a vote of thanks to Mrs Isabella Elder for her gift of North Park House, and she was elected an honorary member of the College.

Births and Deaths

Philip DeeOn this day in 1904
Philip Dee was born.

On this day in 1828
Alexander Crum was born.

Sir William Ferguson AndersonOn this day in 1914
Sir William Ferguson Anderson was born.

James ShepherdOn this day in 1944
James Shepherd was born.

On this day in 1909
William Mackenzie was born.

On this day in 1969
Ian Henderson died.

On this day in 1941
Anthony Hedley was born.

Mary Baird Hannay Matriculation slip 1895-96On this day in 1871
Mary Baird Hannay was born.

On this day in 1847
Cornelius Hope was born.

On this day in 1869
John Stewart Robertson was born.

Muriel Robertson's matriculation record, 1901On this day in 1883
Muriel Robertson was born.

On this day in 1888
George Alexander Anderson was born.

On this day in 1887
William Murdoch Buchanan was born.

On this day in 1888
Joanna Dickie was born.

On this day in 1877
Alexander Doig was born.

On this day in 1888
Janet Simpson Hunter was born.

On this day in 1885
John Kerr was born.

On this day in 1877
George Ligertwood was born.

On this day in 1882
Mary MacArthur was born.

On this day in 1888
Andrew McAllan was born.

On this day in 1872
Donald McFarlan was born.

On this day in 1886
Louisa Anne Milligan was born.

On this day in 1873
Marion Jamieson Ross was born.

On this day in 1871
George Stirling was born.

On this day in 1889
Arthur Callander Strathie was born.

On this day in 1889
Marion Robertson was born.

On this day in 1917
Thomas Bryson Waddell died.

George Adeniji GarrickOn this day in 1918
George Adeniji Garrick was born.

On this day in 1891
Margaret Paterson Campbell was born.

On this day in 1893
Jessie Duncan Galloway was born.

On this day in 1892
Robina Morrison Mackie was born.

On this day in 1969
Hislop Dickson died.

On this day in 1890
Ivy May Murray was born.

On this day in 1891
Mary Graham was born.

On this day in 1893
James William Moffatt was born.

On this day in 1894
James Laurie was born.

On this day in 1894
Lilias McGregor was born.

John Henry Kerr's matriculation slipOn this day in 1934
Sir John Henry Kerr died.

On this day in 1896
James Paton Fleming was born.