On This Day: 21st of June

On this day in 1933:

Albert Einstein received an Honorary Degree LLD

On this day in 2003:

Whistler Exhibition
A series of exhibitions and events to mark the centenary of the death of the celebrated American-born painter, James McNeill Whistler (1834-1903) opened at the Hunterian Art Gallery.

Births and Deaths

On this day in 1791
Andrew Rutherfurd Lord Rutherfurd was born.

On this day in 2010
Kenneth Stephen died.

On this day in 1761
James Buchanan died.

Fred StoneOn this day in 2009
Fred Stone died.

On this day in 1864
John Woodburn Gemmell was born.

On this day in 1868
John Brownlee was born.

On this day in 1862
James Robert Ronald McCrindle was born.

On this day in 1884
John McKendrick was born.

On this day in 1870
Alexander Patrick Melville was born.

On this day in 1870
William Metcalfe was born.

On this day in 1869
Thomas George Sloan was born.

On this day in 1872
Samuel Prior was born.

On this day in 1875
Alexander Scott was born.

On this day in 1805
Henry Wilkes was born.

On this day in 1880
Janet Robertson Aird was born.

On this day in 1882
William James Auld was born.

On this day in 1959
Henry James Morrison Cousens died.

On this day in 1876
Harry Diamond was born.

On this day in 1886
Frederick Habler Downie was born.

On this day in 1886
John Falconer was born.

On this day in 1880
John Campbell George was born.

On this day in 1875
Percival Leslie Pearce was born.

On this day in 1887
Alfred Roemmele was born.

On this day in 1877
Edward Louis Augustin Sieger was born.

On this day in 1879
William Stewart was born.

On this day in 1877
Archibald Craig Walker was born.

On this day in 1878
Henrietta Fraser Young was born.

James Law BrownlieOn this day in 1889
James Law Brownlie was born.

On this day in 1982
Andreas Georgiou Chryssides died.

On this day in 1892
Elsa Christina Neilson Gilmour was born.

On this day in 1891
Catherine Henderson Macintyre was born.

On this day in 1893
Peter Wilson was born.

On this day in 1892
Euphemia Donald Cameron Grandison was born.

Sir Alexander Macara's Matriculation SlipOn this day in 2012
Sir Alexander Wiseman Macara died.