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On This Day: 16th of April

On this day in 1746:

Battle of Culloden
The Jacobite army under the command of Charles Edward Stuart was defeated by a British Army at the Battle of Culloden. Simon Fraser, a University alumnus, led the men of Clan Fraser who fought with the Jacobites. He subsequently joined the British Army and raised the 78th (or Fraser) Highlanders.

On this day in 1895:

The first woman graduated MA
Isabella Blacklock became the first woman to graduate with an MA from the University.

Births and Deaths

Joseph BlackOn this day in 1728
Joseph Black was born.

On this day in 1947
John Downie Falconer died.

Robert Wilson DronOn this day in 1932
Robert Dron died.

Geoffrey Balmano FlemingOn this day in 1952
Geoffrey Fleming died.

James Holmes HutchisonOn this day in 1912
James Holmes Hutchison was born.

On this day in 1917
Graham Wilson was born.

Robert Campbell GarryOn this day in 1993
Robert Garry died.

Glasgow Vet College Buccleuch Street PremisesOn this day in 1968
Marion Stewart died.

On this day in 1869
William Henry Mason Alexander was born.

On this day in 1873
William Burns was born.

On this day in 1863
James Stirrat Carswell was born.

On this day in 1869
George John Ford was born.

On this day in 1860
Samuel Charles Harris was born.

On this day in 1864
William Pyle was born.

On this day in 1862
John Sandys Stanyon was born.

On this day in 1869
Andrew Watt was born.

On this day in 1874
Peter Auchinachie was born.

On this day in 1890
Robert Pearson Black was born.

On this day in 1885
Thomas Purdie Grant was born.

On this day in 1875
James Ewart Henderson was born.

On this day in 1883
Robert Mackenzie was born.

Reverend James MacMorlandOn this day in 1975
Reverend James MacMorland died.

On this day in 1885
David Bird McLay was born.

On this day in 1889
John McKinnon McNeill was born.

On this day in 1876
Andrew Napier was born.

On this day in 1879
William Dinning Walker was born.

On this day in 1879
George Wilkie was born.

On this day in 1892
George Coutts was born.

On this day in 1883
Wilhelmina Margaret Rollo was born.

On this day in 1891
John Leitch was born.

On this day in 1891
Edith Josephine Donnelly was born.

On this day in 1892
Arthur Lang was born.

On this day in 1894
William Allison Broadfoot was born.

On this day in 1892
Arthur Lang was born.

On this day in 1890
Archibald Munn McCutcheon was born.

On this day in 1890
Thomas George Ross Shaw was born.

M. K. DeaneOn this day in 1891
Mohammed Khairud Deane was born.

On this day in 1894
Andrew Sneddon Kidston was born.