On This Day: 26th of February

On this day in 1935:

Mitchell Lectureship
George A Mitchell wrote to University Principal Sir Robert Rait, offering to add £3,000 to the endowment of the Mitchell Lectureship in Statistics.

Births and Deaths

John PhillimoreOn this day in 1873
John Swinnerton Phillimore was born.

William NivenOn this day in 1965
William Niven died.

Ronald FinchOn this day in 1991
Ronald Finch died.

On this day in 1973
James Bennett died.

On this day in 1880
John Arnott was born.

On this day in 1872
David Runciman Boyd was born.

On this day in 1848
Gilbert Ogilvie Gardner died.

On this day in 1870
Nicol MacNicol was born.

On this day in 1867
James Stuart was born.

On this day in 1877
Horatio Fenton Wallace was born.

On this day in 1881
Alexander Grey Banks was born.

On this day in 1883
Duncan Black was born.

On this day in 1888
James Christian Brown was born.

On this day in 1871
Annie Dorothy Harrison was born.

On this day in 1862
Hendry Alexander Inglis was born.

On this day in 1885
Jeanie Maxwell was born.

On this day in 1870
Frances Mary McPhun was born.

On this day in 1888
Andrew Moore was born.

On this day in 1883
John Nicolson was born.

On this day in 1886
Daniel Grant O'Brien was born.

On this day in 1885
William Parker was born.

On this day in 1888
Jane Sillars was born.

On this day in 1877
William Tannock was born.

On this day in 1870
Robert Wilson was born.

On this day in 1889
Robina Lawrie Stark was born.

On this day in 1916
Andrew Edward Wilson Boyd was born.

On this day in 1887
Philip Figdor was born.

On this day in 1887
John (Airdrie) MacKinnon was born.

On this day in 1914
Bohumil Betka was born.

On this day in 1893
Fergus Leslie Henderson was born.

On this day in 1891
Harry Muir McCreath was born.

On this day in 1894
John Blyth was born.

On this day in 1894
Mary Helen Routledge was born.