On This Day: 24th of September

On this day in 1886:

Visitors from Japan
General Count Saigo Tsugumichi, Japan's Minister of Marine, visited the University with his aides after a tour of some of the leading marine engineering works and shipyards on the River Clyde.

On this day in 2003:

Centre for Geosciences
The Centre for Geosciences was formally launched by Sir Graeme Davies at his last public function as Principal.

Births and Deaths

On this day in 1872
Robert Aitkenhead was born.

On this day in 1868
John Adam Boyd was born.

George Henry EdingtonOn this day in 1943
George Henry Edington died.

On this day in 1862
David Finlay was born.

On this day in 1860
John Dean Leslie was born.

On this day in 1871
Archibald Reith was born.

On this day in 1873
Hugh Riddell was born.

On this day in 1865
Joseph Brownlie Wallace was born.

On this day in 1863
James Watson was born.

On this day in 1878
Thomas Millar Blackwood was born.

On this day in 1880
James Carmichael was born.

On this day in 1886
John Forrester was born.

On this day in 1886
Elizabeth Dickie Gibb was born.

On this day in 1881
Donald Johnson was born.

On this day in 1876
Robert Dallas Kennedy was born.

On this day in 1890
Duncan Whyte Low was born.

On this day in 1881
William Macgregor was born.

On this day in 1883
Donald Mackinnon was born.

On this day in 1878
Thomas McDougall was born.

On this day in 1872
Thomas Pattison was born.

Agnes D Scorgie matriculation slip 1901-02On this day in 1881
Agnes Dalziel Scorgie was born.

On this day in 1885
Alexander Tulloch Robertson Yuille was born.

On this day in 1893
George Richardson Hanson was born.

On this day in 1887
Muriel Spence Allan was born.

James Lochhead GregoryOn this day in 1890
James Lochhead Gregory was born.

On this day in 1891
Robert Nisbet Walker was born.

Samuel GrasseOn this day in 1943
Samuel Grasse died.

On this day in 1901
Unwin Jackson Moffat was born.

On this day in 1989
Hildegard Haedicke died.

On this day in 1891
James Mudge was born.

Winston Campbell matriculation slip 1951-1952On this day in 2012
Dr Winston Spencer Campbell died.

On this day in 1894
Helen Rebecca Lauder was born.