On This Day: 25th of July

On this day in 1895:

Sir Malcolm Watson, pioneer of Malaria control in Malaya, graduated MBCM
Sir Malcolm Watson An early anti-malarial pioneer, Sir Malcolm Watson was the pioneer of malarial control in Malaya (Peninsular Malaysia), making Malaysia’s anti-malaria programme one of the world’s oldest. He was knighted in 1924 for his services in Malaya.

On this day in 1978:

Birth of first test tube baby
Robert EdwardsRobert Edwards devised the fertility treatment IVF which led to the birth of Louise Joy Brown.

Births and Deaths

On this day in 1923
William George Aitken was born.

Arthur James BalfourOn this day in 1848
Arthur James Balfour 1st Earl of Balfour was born.

On this day in 1948
William Carrick Anderson died.

On this day in 1864
Thomas Armstrong was born.

On this day in 1865
James Gillespie was born.

On this day in 1869
William Hamilton was born.

On this day in 1871
Hamilton Paul Paterson was born.

On this day in 1881
Thomas Armstrong was born.

On this day in 1887
William Maxwell Balfour was born.

On this day in 1884
Catherine Hood Campbell was born.

On this day in 1885
Helen Elizabeth Fair was born.

On this day in 1872
Hugh Campbell Ferguson was born.

On this day in 1874
James Gemmell was born.

On this day in 1870
Alexander Craib Middleton Macrae was born.

On this day in 1881
John McCance was born.

On this day in 1889
Alexander Simpson Milne was born.

On this day in 1872
Alexander McDonald Nevin was born.

On this day in 1872
Joseph Barr Paterson was born.

On this day in 1884
Ralph Montgomery Fullarton Picken was born.

On this day in 1876
Thomas Pullar was born.

On this day in 1880
George Hope Stevenson was born.

On this day in 1883
Mary Margaret Waddington was born.

On this day in 1892
Jeanie Easton Allison was born.

On this day in 1900
Evelyn Lilian Caskey was born.

On this day in 1890
Alex William Galbraith was born.

On this day in 1929
Joseph Ayodele Shyngle was born.

On this day in 1893
Lilias Maclay was born.

Samuel Weir MatricOn this day in 1894
Samuel Weir was born.

Annie Breen MatriculationOn this day in 1931
Anne Breen died.