On This Day: 13th of November

On this day in 1939:

Reading Room
Reading Room, 1939Members of the family of the late Walter McLellan of Blairvaddick and the Bellahouston Trustees paid an informal visit to the Reading Room. McLellan had gifted the Hillhead House site to the University, and the Trust made a substantial grant towards the cost of building the reading room there.

On this day in 1963:

Scottish Research Reactor Centre
The Scottish Research Reactor Centre at East Kilbride was opened by Sir John Cockroft, Master of Churchill College, Cambridge. The SRRC was Britain's first nuclear reactor for training and research and was shared by Scotland's five universities and Queen's University, Belfast.

Births and Deaths

James ThomsonOn this day in 1786
James Thomson was born.

On this day in 1865
Robert Hugh Allen was born.

William BellOn this day in 1870
William Bell died.

On this day in 1860
John Colville was born.

On this day in 1871
Alexander Mungall Ferguson was born.

On this day in 1860
Thomas Hannan was born.

On this day in 1858
John McDougall was born.

On this day in 1862
William Joseph McVicar was born.

On this day in 1869
Alfred Scobie was born.

On this day in 1866
James Souden was born.

On this day in 1945
Roderick Tate Sutherland died.

On this day in 1842
John Waddel died.

On this day in 1861
William Patrick MacBean Black was born.

On this day in 1887
Evangeline Wilson Adam was born.

On this day in 1876
James William Baird was born.

On this day in 1876
Isaac Keen was born.

On this day in 1876
Andrew McClanachan Kelly was born.

On this day in 1882
John Finlayson Lang was born.

On this day in 1887
Catherine MacColl was born.

On this day in 1884
Alexander Macdonald was born.

On this day in 1888
Madge Davis McHaffie was born.

John McKerrow's BSc ScheduleOn this day in 1949
John Armour McKerrow died.

On this day in 1860
Thomas Agenet Plant was born.

On this day in 1880
Alex. Robertson Wilson was born.

On this day in 1883
David Hamilton was born.

On this day in 1890
George Hamilton Beattie was born.

On this day in 1890
Albert Mitchell was born.

H C Mittal, 1913-1914On this day in 1886
Harish Chandra Mittal was born.

On this day in 1890
Robert Tennent was born.

On this day in 1893
James Allan Mackintosh was born.

On this day in 1894
Andrew Borland was born.

On this day in 1922
John Ludovick Thomson Waugh was born.