On This Day: 13th of January

On this day in 1907:

Death of Principal Robert Story
Death of Principal Robert Story, who raised some £76,000 with his fundraising campaign in 1899 for University Expansion & Better Equipment

On this day in 1982:

First reading of influential paper
John Aitchison, 2007John Aitchison gave the first reading of "The Statistical Analysis of Compositional Data" which later won him a Royal Statistical Society Guy Medal.

Births and Deaths

John AndersonOn this day in 1796
John Anderson died.

Robert StoryOn this day in 1907
Robert Story died.

John P NicholOn this day in 1804
John Pringle Nichol was born.

On this day in 1859
Thomas Brown was born.

On this day in 1873
David Glen was born.

On this day in 1862
John Agnew Findlay was born.

On this day in 1873
George Jubb was born.

On this day in 1852
John Love was born.

Caricature of Sir William Macewen & Donald James MackintoshOn this day in 1862
Donald James Mackintosh was born.

On this day in 1861
George Somerville MacLeod was born.

On this day in 1869
William Park was born.

On this day in 1880
William Robertson was born.

On this day in 1869
James Russell was born.

On this day in 1882
Bernard Inman Franklin Adams was born.

On this day in 1883
Hugh Barr was born.

On this day in 1877
William Francis Cameron was born.

On this day in 1887
Wallace MacCallum Conley was born.

On this day in 1882
Francis Davidson was born.

On this day in 1880
Robert Donald was born.

On this day in 1877
John Gardner was born.

On this day in 1888
Edward George Glover was born.

On this day in 1881
David Guthrie Hunter was born.

On this day in 1883
James Hunter was born.

On this day in 1876
Percy James Kelly was born.

On this day in 1880
Margaret Mary Kirk was born.

On this day in 1890
William MacMurray was born.

On this day in 1881
Janet Annie Macvea was born.

On this day in 1891
Hugh Wallace Mann was born.

On this day in 1875
Maude Gertrude May was born.

On this day in 1880
John McBeath was born.

On this day in 1882
Donald MacDonald Nicolson was born.

On this day in 1883
Robert Alexander Orr was born.

On this day in 1882
James Edward Scott was born.

On this day in 1883
Edward Vernon Anson Willett was born.

Thomas M BraideOn this day in 1914
Mason Thomas Dokubo Braide was born.

Jean Alexander GowOn this day in 1936
Jean Alexander Milne was born.

On this day in 1890
Elizabeth Allan Duthie was born.

On this day in 1811
John Durie died.

On this day in 1787
William McKean was born.

On this day in 1891
Jane Cormack Farquhar was born.

On this day in 1889
Mary Oswald Allan was born.

Mary Couper MacDougallOn this day in 2015
Mary Couper Cumming died.