On This Day: 12th of April

On this day in 1898:

The first woman graduated BSc
Ruth Pirret became the first woman to receive the degree of BSc.

Births and Deaths

Thomas ThomsonOn this day in 1773
Thomas Thomson was born.

On this day in 1864
William Currie was born.

On this day in 1862
John Edgar was born.

On this day in 1868
John Hepburn Lyell was born.

On this day in 1875
Jane Ross Scott McJannett was born.

On this day in 1867
Harry Stevenson Munro was born.

On this day in 1757
James Muir was born.

On this day in 1869
John Pollock was born.

On this day in 1874
James Smith was born.

On this day in 1885
Florence Winifred Bailey was born.

On this day in 1876
Joseph Adam Clarke was born.

On this day in 1867
John Lithgow Davie was born.

On this day in 1879
George Ferguson was born.

On this day in 1885
Alexander Stephen Gibson was born.

On this day in 1881
William Williamson Henderson was born.

On this day in 1872
John Johnston Hunter Johnston was born.

On this day in 1882
Isabella Cameron Kirkpatrick was born.

On this day in 1881
George Hugh Logan was born.

On this day in 1881
Netta MacDougall was born.

On this day in 1879
Alexander Ramsay Mackenzie was born.

On this day in 1874
William Kerr Russell was born.

On this day in 1887
Robert John Thomson was born.

On this day in 1883
Andrew Moray Wallace was born.

On this day in 1890
John Macmillan was born.

On this day in 1891
Mary Waddell was born.

On this day in 1890
Mary Wilson Haire was born.

Aubrey Fair Boyd, matriculation slip 1910-11On this day in 1945
Aubrey Fair Boyd died.

On this day in 1908
Margaret Helen Rae Murison was born.

On this day in 1891
Margaret Romanes Fergus was born.

On this day in 1892
Allan Ferrie was born.

On this day in 1891
Agnes Jessie Frew was born.

On this day in 1883
Norman Aitken Dick was born.

On this day in 1894
Robert Smith was born.

Janet McBainOn this day in 1954
Janet McBain was born.

Dr Alice Marshall and J.A.G. BurtonOn this day in 1891
Alice Julia Marshall was born.