On This Day: 15th of October

On this day in 1935:

The Whistler Collection
An exhibition of the works of the painter and etcher James McNeill Whistler (1834-1903), gifted to the University by Rosalind Birnie Philip, was opened by the Duchess of Atholl, MP, at the Hunterian Museum.

On this day in 1938:

First Degree in Music
The first degree in Music was awarded by the University.

Births and Deaths

Raymond PoincaréOn this day in 1934
Raymond Poincaré died.

Oliver FranksOn this day in 1992
Oliver Franks Baron Franks died.

On this day in 1852
James Coutts was born.

On this day in 1869
John Drummond was born.

On this day in 1855
John Gilbert was born.

On this day in 1854
Robert Montgomery Hardie was born.

On this day in 1859
Alexander Paterson was born.

On this day in 1862
James Short was born.

On this day in 1911
James Wallace Anderson was born.

On this day in 1881
Andrew Fulton Calderwood was born.

On this day in 1864
Alexander Forfar was born.

On this day in 1866
Mabel Hardie was born.

On this day in 1889
Hendry Hunt was born.

On this day in 1881
James Macfadzean was born.

On this day in 1878
Alexander Maclean was born.

On this day in 1887
Robert Ecklin Marriott was born.

On this day in 1882
Jessie McNicol Purdon Maxton was born.

On this day in 1881
Martin Campbell McLaren was born.

On this day in 1881
William Shankland was born.

On this day in 1886
Elizabeth Winning was born.

On this day in 1876
Bhabani Charan Barat was born.

On this day in 1888
William Muir Howells was born.

On this day in 1885
Tehl Singh was born.

On this day in 1890
James Fish was born.

On this day in 1891
Henry Andrew Muter Napier was born.

On this day in 1892
Jane Patricia Robertson was born.

I. C. MittalOn this day in 1892
Ishwara Chandra Mittal was born.

On this day in 1891
Malcolm Bonar Macleod was born.

On this day in 1893
Archibald William Murray was born.