On This Day: 27th of February

On this day in 1864:

New University Location
The removal committee unanimously agree that the West End sites of Gilmorehill House, Donaldshill, and Clayslaps are 'most eligible and suitable' for the University's new location.

Births and Deaths

On this day in 1930
John Buchanan died.

Ralph StockmanOn this day in 1946
Ralph Stockman died.

On this day in 1982
James Miller died.

On this day in 1873
William Alexander was born.

On this day in 1871
William Oliver Clazy was born.

On this day in 1865
Andrew Copland was born.

On this day in 1862
John Dickinson was born.

On this day in 1870
John Grant was born.

On this day in 1863
John Macintosh Wilson was born.

On this day in 1873
Walter Blythe was born.

On this day in 1882
Andrew Connal was born.

On this day in 1887
Bethia MacFarlane Cowan was born.

On this day in 1878
Reginald Nairn Dunlop was born.

On this day in 1880
Robert Kerr Goodfellow was born.

On this day in 1883
Jeanie Allan Telfer Hewitt was born.

On this day in 1887
Joseph Lawson was born.

On this day in 1884
John Robert McGilvray was born.

On this day in 1879
Alexander Montgomerie was born.

On this day in 1887
John William Saunders was born.

On this day in 1889
Alexander Benham Stich was born.

On this day in 1882
William Dymock White was born.

On this day in 1881
Wilfrid Lawson Marsh was born.

Abdul Hamid Saka TinubuOn this day in 1901
Abdul Hamid Saka Tinubu was born.

Julie Elise Hoffman, Matriculation Slip 1908-09On this day in 1943
Julie Elise Hoffmann died.

Cornelius Maximilian Cosmann, matriculation slip 1935-36On this day in 1979
Cornelius Maximilian Cosmann died.

On this day in 1768
John Halkett was born.

On this day in 1894
William Henderson Carslaw was born.

On this day in 1893
Mary Findlay Kerr was born.

On this day in 1891
James Richardson was born.

William David Hamilton SellarOn this day in 1941
William David Hamilton Sellar was born.