On This Day: 24th of March

On this day in 1941:

Siren at Garscadden
The Superintendent of the Marine Division of Glasgow Police wrote to the Court to ask for permission to erect an air raid siren on the pavilion at the University's playing fields at Garscadden. The siren originally located at Garscadden, and the building on which it was installed, had been damaged in the recent air raids on Clydeside.

Births and Deaths

On this day in 1958
Mary Gibb Dunlop died.

Ethel Dobbie CurrieOn this day in 1963
Ethel Dobbie Currie died.

Robert CowanOn this day in 1796
Robert Cowan was born.

On this day in 1899
James Aitchison was born.

On this day in 1864
Robert Broatch was born.

On this day in 1874
James Andrew MacLean was born.

On this day in 1788
Lockhart Gordon died.

On this day in 1863
Robert Jardine Freebairn was born.

On this day in 1866
Ernest Robert Johnston was born.

On this day in 1870
David Millar King was born.

On this day in 1865
James MacIntyre was born.

On this day in 1867
John Ramsay was born.

On this day in 1871
Leonard Alfred Rowden was born.

On this day in 1864
William Macphun Semple was born.

On this day in 1871
John Johnson Urwin was born.

On this day in 1861
Matthew Wilson was born.

On this day in 1875
Alexander Allan was born.

On this day in 1886
James Campbell Burton was born.

On this day in 1887
Thomas Simpson Campbell was born.

On this day in 1889
Isabella Scott Carmichael was born.

On this day in 1862
John Conacher was born.

On this day in 1877
Thomas Craig was born.

On this day in 1886
Andrew Currie was born.

On this day in 1889
Mary Gilmour was born.

On this day in 1885
James Dow Gray was born.

On this day in 1880
Ernest Bowman Macaulay was born.

On this day in 1881
Sydney Melrose MacEwen was born.

On this day in 1885
John Mowat was born.

On this day in 1884
Francis William Scougal was born.

On this day in 1884
Thomas Sommerville was born.

On this day in 1885
William Sommerville was born.

On this day in 1888
Andrew Stewart was born.

On this day in 1888
Jeanie Drummond Simpson Watson was born.

On this day in 1887
Amelia Margaret Robertson was born.

Pauline Podlashuk, matriculation 1919-20On this day in 1882
Pauline Podlashuk was born.

Leopold GlushakOn this day in 1964
Leopold Israel Glushak died.

On this day in 1886
John Alexander Dawson was born.

On this day in 1893
David Garven was born.

On this day in 1891
Mary Campbell McColl was born.

On this day in 1894
Lieutenant Patrick Joseph McCusker was born.

On this day in 1793
John Stirling died.

On this day in 1893
Annie Faulds Muir was born.

On this day in 1894
James Morrison Ritchie was born.

Mortimer Sackler (seated)On this day in 2010
Mortimer Sackler died.