On This Day: 13th of July

On this day in 1563:

Letter from Mary, Queen of Scots
A letter from Mary, Queen of Scots describes the lamentable state of the University and its buildings after the Reformation of 1560.

On this day in 1577:

Nova Erectio
The charter issued by King James VI and known as the Nova Erectio re-founded the University, with more secure finances and with a reformed administration and curriculum.

On this day in 1974:

Publication of the Glasgow Coma Scale
Bryan Jennett and Graham Teasdale published their now famous Glasgow Coma Scale in the Lancet. Their article Assessment of coma and impaired consciousness. A practical scale. revolutionised the way the level of consciousness of patients was measured.

Births and Deaths

Edmund LushingtonOn this day in 1893
Edmund Law Lushington died.

Gilbert Scott BuildingOn this day in 1811
Sir George Gilbert Scott was born.

Sir James KingOn this day in 1830
Sir James King Baronet was born.

On this day in 2007
Durward Cruickshank died.

On this day in 1667
John Simson was born.

Nigel GrantOn this day in 2003
Nigel Grant died.

On this day in 1869
Robert Grieve was born.

On this day in 1866
Harry Lumsden was born.

On this day in 1864
John Alexander MacDonald was born.

On this day in 1861
Hugh Manners was born.

On this day in 1827
James Millar died.

On this day in 1872
William Chisholm Mitchell was born.

James Miller Mackay MuirOn this day in 1864
James Miller Mackay Muir was born.

On this day in 1874
James Mitchell Templeman was born.

On this day in 1879
Alexander Borland was born.

On this day in 1879
David Stewart Brunton was born.

On this day in 1874
Francis Montague Cockburn was born.

On this day in 1889
Nannie Wilson Downie was born.

William Jamieson LogieOn this day in 1878
William Jamieson Logie was born.

On this day in 1888
Catherine Macdonald Loudon was born.

On this day in 1877
Kate Morrison was born.

On this day in 1885
Albert Rutherford Paterson was born.

On this day in 1875
Alexander Malcolm Scott was born.

On this day in 1884
Gerald McKenzie Stuart Sichel was born.

On this day in 1884
Jane Simpson was born.

On this day in 1884
Daniel Stewart was born.

On this day in 1877
John Stirling was born.

On this day in 1878
William Lindsay Thompson was born.

On this day in 1877
William Renfrew Wilson was born.

On this day in 1890
Helen Marshall Chalmers was born.

On this day in 1933
Margaret Jane Sharpe Hynd was born.

On this day in 1890
Isabella Simpson Addison was born.

Samuel GrasseOn this day in 1888
Samuel Grasse was born.

On this day in 1893
Alexander Cecil Rankin was born.

On this day in 1891
Sara Adam Watson was born.

On this day in 1894
Thomas Ballantyne Clerk was born.

On this day in 1893
Arthur William Panton was born.

Letter to the Senate from Emily Davies accepting her honorary LLDOn this day in 1921
Emily Davies died.

James Kellock HunterOn this day in 1913
James Kellock Hunter was born.