On This Day: 13th of May

On this day in 1568:

Battle of Langside
An army loyal to the deposed Mary, Queen of Scots, was defeated at Langside by the forces of Regent James Stewart, Earl of Moray.

On this day in 1641:

Thomas Hutcheson's Bequest
Thomas HutchesonThomas Hutcheson's bequest of 2,000 marks for the foundation of "the office of ane bibliothecare [librarian]", and £1,000 for the reconstruction of the ruined south range of College buildings, was subscribed at Glasgow.

Births and Deaths

Sir Walter RaleighOn this day in 1922
Sir Walter Raleigh died.

Sir Edward Bailey (centre) and Thomas George (right) On this day in 1904
Neville George was born.

On this day in 1863
Daniel Ferguson was born.

On this day in 1868
John Frew was born.

On this day in 1921
William Irwin died.

On this day in 1864
Duncan McDonald was born.

On this day in 1868
Robert Alexander Morton was born.

On this day in 1868
James Hamilton Ormond was born.

On this day in 1873
Edward Hamilton Wallace was born.

On this day in 1865
William Ross Young was born.

Roy Crowson cartoonOn this day in 1999
Roy Albert Crowson died.

On this day in 1889
Ernest Evans was born.

On this day in 1887
Jessie Small Hamilton was born.

On this day in 1877
Robert Cumming Hamilton was born.

On this day in 1887
David Neilson Knox was born.

On this day in 1880
Malcolm Macalister was born.

On this day in 1882
John MacInnes was born.

On this day in 1878
Robert Macnab Marshall was born.

On this day in 1880
Jessie Vallance Masterton was born.

On this day in 1882
Robert Clark McGuire was born.

On this day in 1884
Patrick O'Brien was born.

George Haswell Wilson Medical Dinner BookOn this day in 1884
George Haswell Wilson was born.

On this day in 1883
Abel Gray was born.

On this day in 1860
Robert Hodshon Cay died.

On this day in 1890
Alexander Glen was born.

On this day in 1892
John King Rennie was born.

On this day in 1878
James John Sinclair was born.

On this day in 1889
John Martyn Lauchlan was born.

On this day in 1892
Eva Olivant Whiteley was born.

On this day in 1895
Kathrine Macallister Stewart was born.