On This Day: 11th of January

On this day in 1837:

Sir Robert Peel installed as Rector
The leader of the Conservative Party, Sir Robert Peel (1788-1850) was installed as Rector of the University at a ceremony in the Common Hall.

Births and Deaths

William FrendOn this day in 1916
William Frend was born.

John Laing's SealOn this day in 1483
John Laing died.

Invitation to the Bicentenary of the Wealth of Nations Conference, 1976On this day in 1935
Andrew Skinner was born.

On this day in 1890
Sir Thomas Edward Colebrooke died.

Professor Alexander StevensOn this day in 1886
Alexander Stevens was born.

Bill Mulligan, Bill Jarrett, George Urquhart and Ian McIntyreOn this day in 1997
George Urquhart died.

On this day in 1863
John Cochrane was born.

On this day in 1868
William James Couper was born.

On this day in 1863
Baruch Stewart Cowen was born.

On this day in 1932
George Geils Kenny died.

On this day in 1868
Colin Campbell McCall was born.

On this day in 1864
Ralph David Moore was born.

On this day in 1865
Thomas Reid was born.

On this day in 1866
William White was born.

On this day in 1959
Alexander Robert Bayne died.

On this day in 1881
Wilhelmina Reid Brand was born.

On this day in 1881
Douglas Ferrier was born.

On this day in 1875
William Campbell Houston was born.

On this day in 1877
William Hendrie Kirk was born.

On this day in 1873
James Meiklejohn was born.

On this day in 1886
James Wyllie was born.

On this day in 1892
Agnes Hood was born.

On this day in 1890
Jessie Bennett McInnes was born.

On this day in 1889
James Gordon Melvin was born.

On this day in 1891
Frederick Thomas Paton was born.

On this day in 1893
Lillias Steven Laird was born.

On this day in 1887
David MacKie was born.

On this day in 1891
Mary O'Neill was born.

On this day in 1894
Agnes Forrest Adamson was born.

On this day in 2016
J Irvine Smith died.