On This Day: 20th of July

On this day in 1808:

Water
The Principal Dr William Taylor laid before the Faculty a "plan for bringing water into the College houses." The Faculty approved the plan.

Births and Deaths

Lord Reith delivering his rectorial installation addressOn this day in 1889
John Reith 1st Baron Reith was born.

Timothy CookeOn this day in 2008
Tim Cooke died.

Professor Dudley KnowlesOn this day in 1947
Dudley Knowles was born.

On this day in 1997
William Parry-Jones died.

On this day in 1875
David Preston was born.

On this day in 1872
James Duncan Robertson was born.

On this day in 0
William Robb was born.

On this day in 1871
James Sproull was born.

On this day in 1886
Margaret Ellen Buchanan was born.

On this day in 1875
Ronald Douglas Campbell was born.

On this day in 1877
John Ferguson was born.

On this day in 1887
David Thomas Crichton Frew was born.

On this day in 1878
George Galbraith was born.

On this day in 1886
Oswald James Gardner was born.

On this day in 1878
Jane Reid Foulds Gilmour was born.

On this day in 1876
Helen Mary Gordon was born.

On this day in 1880
David Robert MacKenzie Keir was born.

On this day in 1885
Donald McIntyre was born.

On this day in 1887
Balfour McKean was born.

On this day in 1886
George Stanley Milne was born.

On this day in 1887
Mary Wilson Murdoch was born.

On this day in 1877
Mary Ann Thompson Ritchings was born.

On this day in 1875
Charles Ross was born.

On this day in 1886
George Smith was born.

On this day in 1879
Thomas Brown Thorne was born.

Arthur Turnbull's Matriculation Slip 1901-1902On this day in 1884
Arthur Turnbull was born.

On this day in 1872
Morgan Watkin Williams was born.

On this day in 1885
Henry Joseph Windsor was born.

On this day in 1890
Eleanor Janet Morrison Donaldson was born.

On this day in 1888
John Paterson was born.

On this day in 1961
George Walter Tyrrell died.

On this day in 1886
Margaret Ellen Buchanan was born.

On this day in 1921
Frederick Henry Rowling died.

On this day in 1915
Captain Thomas Barrie Erskine died.

On this day in 1896
Yee Kuai was born.

On this day in 1807
Joseph Brissett died.

On this day in 1756
Robert Keith Senior was born.

On this day in 1894
Robert Macfarlane Neill was born.

On this day in 1891
George Mundell Hetherington was born.

On this day in 1893
Ratan Chand Rawlley was born.