On This Day: 10th of October

On this day in 1864:

George Gilbert Scott Accepts Commission
George Gilbert Scott receives a letter on 8 October 1864 from Allen Thomson, Chairman of the Removal Committee, asking to obtains Scotts services as 'Architect of the New Buildings.' Scott accepts the commission by letter two days later.

On this day in 2003:

Inaugural McGirr Lecture
The first annual McGirr Lecture was delivered to the staff and guests of the Division of Nursing and Midwifery by Dr Beverley Malone, the General Secretary of the Royal College of Nursing.

Births and Deaths

Janet GallowayOn this day in 1841
Janet Anne Galloway was born.

Andrew Gray (1847-1925)On this day in 1925
Andrew Gray died.

On this day in 1921
David Newth was born.

On this day in 1858
Robert Buchanan was born.

On this day in 1869
James Easton Chalmers was born.

On this day in 1870
John Atkinson Harrison was born.

On this day in 1864
James Blair Hartley was born.

On this day in 1863
John William Henderson was born.

On this day in 1872
John Alexander Sloan was born.

On this day in 1895
Robert Rodman died.

On this day in 1867
Robert Wilson was born.

On this day in 1880
Margaret Muir Bickett was born.

On this day in 1868
Allan Coats was born.

On this day in 1885
Margaret Gardner Forrest was born.

On this day in 1882
Thomas Stobo Glen was born.

On this day in 1876
Margaret McKinnon Hendrie was born.

On this day in 1885
George Richmond Herbertson was born.

On this day in 1879
Edward Smith Matthew was born.

On this day in 1880
John Maxwell Scott Maxwell was born.

On this day in 1881
Mary Watson McGill was born.

On this day in 1876
Elizabeth Rankin McLean was born.

On this day in 1885
Hugh Walker Moir was born.

On this day in 1887
Margaret Muir was born.

On this day in 1884
James Dunlop Paterson was born.

On this day in 1958
William McMullen Pearson died.

On this day in 1868
Joseph Sillars was born.

On this day in 1880
James Summers was born.

On this day in 1924
Robert Leslie Hadek was born.

On this day in 1892
Cyril Lawson Cole was born.

On this day in 1888
Janet Bennie Neaves was born.

On this day in 1927
Thomas Brendan Wilson was born.

Alec Bache Walker, matriculation slip 1939-1940On this day in 1901
Alec Bache Walker was born.

On this day in 1797
James Deans was born.

On this day in 1891
James Cameron Blue was born.

On this day in 1891
Adam Rankine was born.