On This Day: 14th of May

On this day in 1903:

Royal Visit, 1903
King Edward VII and Queen Alexandra visited the University during their state visit to Glasgow.

On this day in 1931:

Neil Munro's Books
The Principal announced that the widow of the author Neil Munro had donated his Gaelic books to the Celtic Class Library.

Births and Deaths

On this day in 1984
William George Aitken died.

On this day in 1701
Alexander Cairncross died.

On this day in 1819
Henry Glassford of Dougalston died.

On this day in 2017
David Flint died.

On this day in 1974
Matthew Meiklejohn died.

On this day in 1879
Alexander Lindsay 1st Baron Lindsay was born.

On this day in 1901
Lady May Baird was born.

On this day in 1866
Thomas Martin Aitken was born.

On this day in 1860
Thomas Elliot Simpson Clarke was born.

On this day in 1873
Robert Howie was born.

On this day in 1864
James Begbie Laing was born.

On this day in 1863
Neil Galbraith McArthur was born.

On this day in 1845
Robert McKirdy died.

On this day in 1943
Sir Thomas Hudson Middleton died.

On this day in 1862
Robert Gibson Miller was born.

On this day in 1858
John William Stewart was born.

James FraserOn this day in 1948
James Fraser died.

On this day in 1886
Robert Glassford Alexander was born.

On this day in 1879
William Gillan was born.

On this day in 1878
Archibald Harrington was born.

On this day in 1883
Dugald Macfie Kerr was born.

On this day in 1879
Alexander Dunlop Lindsay was born.

On this day in 1882
William Gilchrist Macbeth was born.

On this day in 1875
Isabella Beattie McIlroy was born.

On this day in 1886
Thomas McVittie was born.

On this day in 1888
Andrew Muir was born.

On this day in 1878
John Porter was born.

On this day in 1884
Hugh Young Riddell was born.

On this day in 1879
Griffith John Williams was born.

On this day in 1877
James Wilson was born.

On this day in 1890
Neil Young Wilson was born.

On this day in 1888
Margaret Stewart Hamilton was born.

On this day in 1890
Thomas Ed. Urquhart Wilson was born.

On this day in 1891
Gilbert Burns Ellis died.

On this day in 1890
Agnes Tripney Heeps Fyfe was born.

On this day in 1892
James Strathearn McNab was born.

On this day in 1843
Henry Sword was born.

On this day in 1894
Annie Russell was born.

Irvine T Parker, Newspaper clippingOn this day in 1961
Irvine Theodore Parker died.