On This Day: 20th of September

On this day in 1826:

Visitors
The Faculty agreed to proceed with the preparation of returns required by the Duke of Gordon and the other Visitors appointed by the King to visit the universities and colleges of Scotland.

On this day in 1939:

Saving Paper
At a meeting of the Senate, "the Principal requested that heads of departments would, as far as possible, conserve paper and other materials."

Births and Deaths

On this day in 1710
John Carmichael 1st Earl of Hyndford died.

Oladele Adebayo Ajose On this day in 1907
Oladele Adebayo Ajose was born.

On this day in 1858
James Wilson Cameron was born.

On this day in 1873
John Kirkwood was born.

On this day in 1868
Alexander Christie McArthur was born.

On this day in 1872
Charles Drummond Moray Ross was born.

On this day in 1872
William Llewelyn Jones was born.

On this day in 1863
Robert Lockhart Ross MacLeod was born.

On this day in 1873
Joseph Shillinglaw was born.

On this day in 1865
Alexander Stuart was born.

On this day in 1889
Edward Miller Melville was born.

On this day in 1878
William Aird was born.

On this day in 1882
John Galloway was born.

On this day in 1882
Thomas Lightbody Galloway was born.

On this day in 1889
James Hill was born.

On this day in 1883
Agnes Mary Lyon was born.

On this day in 1883
Agnes Mary Lyon was born.

On this day in 1876
Gregor MacGregor was born.

On this day in 1889
Robert Bain Millar was born.

On this day in 1887
John Paterson was born.

On this day in 1871
James Russell was born.

On this day in 1883
William James Rutherfurd was born.

On this day in 1879
Robert Peden Smith was born.

On this day in 1882
Margaret Oswald Taylor was born.

On this day in 1880
William Norman West Watson was born.

On this day in 1889
Thomas Bryson Waddell was born.

On this day in 1892
William Combe was born.

On this day in 1891
Mary Ann Adam Dickson White was born.

On this day in 1914
Angus MacBeth Thomson was born.

On this day in 1892
Catherine Jane Agnew was born.

On this day in 1892
Rachel Service Morrison was born.

On this day in 1969
Ewen Lamont died.

On this day in 1890
James Mair Anderson was born.

On this day in 1891
Alexander Findlay Cook was born.

On this day in 1888
John MacInnes was born.