On This Day: 21st of November

On this day in 2001:

Jubilee
The second and final jubilee graduation ceremony marking the University's 550th anniversary took place in the Bute Hall. Among those on whom honorary degrees were conferred were Sir Muir Russell, the Permanent Secretary of the Scottish Executive (Doctor of the University), broadcaster Kirsty Wark (Doctor of Letters) and Glasgow's first Moslem councillor, the Convener of Strathclyde Joint Police Board, Bashir Maan (Doctor of the University).

Births and Deaths

Invitation to the Bicentenary of the Wealth of Nations Banquet, 1976On this day in 2011
Andrew Skinner died.

On this day in 1930
John Teacher died.

On this day in 1977
Mary Liston died.

On this day in 1865
William Bryce was born.

On this day in 1884
Abraham Hume died.

On this day in 1863
Andrew McDougall was born.

On this day in 1865
William Morrison was born.

On this day in 1868
George Henry Rock was born.

On this day in 1856
David Waddell was born.

On this day in 1886
Mary Alexander was born.

On this day in 1884
William Shanks Alexander was born.

On this day in 1883
James Mathie Barclay was born.

Walter Hermann Kiep matriculation slipOn this day in 1943
Walter Hermann Kiep died.

On this day in 1881
Thomas Bonner Morley was born.

On this day in 1868
George Moreland was born.

On this day in 1887
Isabella Nicolson was born.

On this day in 1888
Stuart Crawford Parker was born.

On this day in 1882
Robert Clemens James Schlomka was born.

On this day in 1887
Margaret Drew Smith was born.

On this day in 1883
John Stevenson was born.

On this day in 1889
Mary Somerville was born.

On this day in 1888
William Frederick Shanks was born.

On this day in 1893
William John Martin was born.

On this day in 1942
Brian MacLeod Barr was born.

On this day in 1889
Thomas Black Duncan was born.

On this day in 1888
Thomas Cameron Houston was born.

On this day in 1892
Thomas Frizzell Watson was born.

On this day in 1893
Dorothy Jean Loudon Gallie was born.

On this day in 1894
Margaret Hilda Simpson was born.