On This Day: 1st of November

On this day in 1693:

Praying
The Senate "ordered that a law be made and intimate to oblige all students to be diligent in praying to God and reading of the scripture in each chamber... morning and evening..."

On this day in 1906:

George Buchanan Quater-Centenary Celebrations
The University celebrated the four hundredth anniversary of the birth of George Buchanan 1506-1582, historian and scholar. The proceedings involved a procession from the Hunterian Museum into the Bute Hall where the event was opened by William Bilsland, the Lord Provost of Glasgow.

On this day in 1922:

Queen Margaret Union
The Queen Margaret Union moved to 1 University Gardens.

Births and Deaths

Edward CairdOn this day in 1908
Edward Caird died.

On this day in 1876
John Downie Falconer was born.

James McCallOn this day in 1915
James McCall died.

Thomas Murray MacRobertOn this day in 1962
Thomas Murray MacRobert died.

On this day in 1922
George MacLellan was born.

On this day in 1876
Mary Liston was born.

On this day in 1858
John Somerville was born.

On this day in 1835
Price Carfrae Brown died.

On this day in 1857
Magnus Maclean was born.

On this day in 1893
Archibald Donaldson died.

On this day in 1861
Henry Hamilton was born.

On this day in 1870
Henry Kesson was born.

On this day in 1863
John Robertson was born.

On this day in 1869
John Owen Stafford was born.

On this day in 1869
James Allan Wilson was born.

On this day in 1882
Richard Clayton Corrie was born.

On this day in 1884
Archibald Fairley was born.

On this day in 1876
John Falconer was born.

On this day in 1875
Mungo Ferguson was born.

On this day in 1877
James MacPherson Henry was born.

On this day in 1881
John Fraser Horn was born.

On this day in 1880
Henry Lindsay Menzies was born.

On this day in 1881
Isabella Ure Nelson was born.

On this day in 1883
John Oswald was born.

On this day in 1880
William Hermann Sieger was born.

On this day in 1885
Minnie Findlay Smith was born.

On this day in 1870
Alexander Strang was born.

On this day in 1881
Sebastian Greg Monteith Ure was born.

On this day in 1886
Carl Andreas George Morch was born.

On this day in 1884
Angus McInnes Ramsay was born.

Nathan Smith MBChB 1927On this day in 1987
Nathan Smith Malimson died.

On this day in 1897
Rosalia Garufi was born.

On this day in 1825
William Campbell died.

On this day in 1916
Kenneth Bone died.

On this day in 1913
Ronald John Primrose Cowan was born.

On this day in 1890
John Sneddon was born.

On this day in 1892
Samuel Service was born.

On this day in 1893
John Anderson was born.

On this day in 1894
Roberta Russell Cook was born.

Tim Cook (middle) recieving his honorary degreeOn this day in 1960
Tim Cook was born.

On this day in 1890
Andrew Riddell was born.

On this day in 1895
Marion Smellie was born.

Lord John Charles Hatch of LusbyOn this day in 1917
Lord John Charles Hatch was born.