On This Day: 19th of June

On this day in 1978:

"Hurry!" Bell
The Academic Development Committee decided to discontinue the custom of janitors in the Hunterian Museum ringing the "Hurry!" bell at lecture time. It was reported that it was an inessential service "benefitting... only the denizens of the Quadrangles - the majority of the University being beyond earshot."

Births and Deaths

James, 1st Duke of HamiltonOn this day in 1606
James Hamilton 1st Duke of Hamilton was born.

James VI and IOn this day in 1566
King James VI and I was born.

Ruth Pirret's matriculation record, 1895On this day in 1939
Ruth Pirret died.

On this day in 1978
Donald Allan died.

Ian DonaldOn this day in 1987
Ian Donald died.

Hyam Goodman's Matriculation Slip 1891-1892On this day in 1875
Hyam Goodman was born.

On this day in 1868
Donald Neil MacFarlane was born.

On this day in 1868
David Wright Smith was born.

On this day in 1864
William Semple Young was born.

Victor Hawthorne delivers a speech to mark 30 years of MIDSPAN, 2005On this day in 1921
Victor Hawthorne was born.

On this day in 1872
Thomas Black was born.

On this day in 1886
Walter Gilmour was born.

On this day in 1886
Martha Neil King was born.

On this day in 1877
Joseph MacInnes was born.

On this day in 1876
Roderick MacLeod was born.

On this day in 1888
Stuart Spence Meighan was born.

On this day in 1884
John Mitchell was born.

On this day in 1883
Robert Cuthbert Easton Moffat was born.

On this day in 1887
David Ogg was born.

On this day in 1874
James Watson Richmond was born.

On this day in 1962
Philippe Joseph Sellier died.

On this day in 1886
Elizabeth Findlay Stevenson was born.

On this day in 1885
John William Taylor was born.

On this day in 1888
Hugh Reid was born.

On this day in 1887
Mary Macpherson Stevenson was born.

On this day in 1869
Tojiro Sano was born.

On this day in 1886
Arthur Cecil Sharpe was born.

Edith McLeod Henderson matriculation slip 1912-13On this day in 1892
Edith McLeod Henderson was born.

On this day in 1848
Gavin Blackburn died.

On this day in 1770
Robert Stobo died.

On this day in 1893
Gertrude Farmer Paterson was born.

On this day in 1893
William Adams was born.