On This Day: 17th of October

Births and Deaths

On this day in 1716
Anne Hamilton Duchess of Hamilton died.

On this day in 1857
John Clubb was born.

On this day in 1865
Dugald McCoig Cowan was born.

On this day in 1948
Rev. John Stuart Leishman died.

On this day in 1864
James Edmond McOuat was born.

On this day in 1863
William Charles Crawford Muir was born.

On this day in 1865
Robert Osborne Pagan was born.

On this day in 1863
James Rae was born.

On this day in 1873
James Shearer was born.

On this day in 1886
Mabel Edith Alexander was born.

On this day in 1881
James Austin was born.

On this day in 1877
James Napier Baxter was born.

On this day in 1889
Thomas Hirst Black was born.

On this day in 1888
Archibald Johnston Christie was born.

On this day in 1878
Weir Burns Cunningham was born.

On this day in 1857
William Ewing was born.

On this day in 1883
George Pratt Insh was born.

On this day in 1882
Donald Macdonald was born.

On this day in 1881
Bessie McHaffie was born.

On this day in 1886
Donald McMaster was born.

On this day in 1877
George Mitchell was born.

On this day in 1889
James McMurchy Moir was born.

On this day in 1880
George Rae Spence was born.

On this day in 1877
Robert Cleghorn Thomson was born.

On this day in 1889
William Tudhope was born.

On this day in 1879
Marion Weir was born.

Tatsu Okubo (on left) and Bunji ManoOn this day in 1946
Bunji Mano died.

On this day in 1889
Agnes Gardner Dennistoun was born.

On this day in 1892
Thomas Guthrie Paul was born.

On this day in 1892
Marion McMillan Smith was born.

On this day in 1894
Rachel Pattie Jardine was born.

Marion Anne Forbes, 1953On this day in 1932
Lady Marion Anne Fraser was born.

On this day in 1893
Mabel Nellie Blake was born.