On This Day: 27th of January

On this day in 1756:

Mozart was born
Mozart letterMozart was born today in 1756. Special Collections holds a letter from Mozart to his wife.

On this day in 1944:

Microfilm Reader
The Court approved a recommendation that a microfilm reader should be provided in the University "in view of publications coming into this country in the form of micro-film."

Births and Deaths

John Walter GregoryOn this day in 1864
John Walter Gregory was born.

Robert RankinOn this day in 2001
Robert Rankin died.

On this day in 1860
Sir Thomas MakDougall Brisbane Baronet died.

Alexander HillOn this day in 1867
Alexander Hill died.

On this day in 1999
George MacLellan died.

On this day in 2013
Professor John Hunter died.

On this day in 1871
James Carruthers was born.

On this day in 1868
William Kelly was born.

On this day in 1861
William Begbie Moyes was born.

On this day in 1860
Stewart Paterson was born.

On this day in 1864
Thomas Paterson was born.

On this day in 1866
John Stewart Roberton was born.

On this day in 1859
William Pettit Sandilands was born.

John WatsonOn this day in 1939
John Watson died.

On this day in 1879
John Anderson was born.

On this day in 1883
Annie Jane Arnott was born.

On this day in 1881
William Ernest Cameron was born.

On this day in 1879
John Brown Dalzell Hunter was born.

On this day in 1883
Hugh Jack was born.

On this day in 1884
Thomas Cooper MacKenzie was born.

On this day in 1887
William Miller Mathieson was born.

On this day in 1883
Katherine Thomson McNidder was born.

On this day in 1878
Robert Nelson was born.

On this day in 1878
Thomas Smith was born.

On this day in 1884
George Duncan Campbell Stokes was born.

On this day in 1886
Susan Barr Vallance was born.

On this day in 1885
Charles Eadie Park White was born.

On this day in 1881
Alfred John Wilson was born.

Tomás de la Barra, PhD thesis 1924On this day in 1874
Tomás de la Barra Fontecilla was born.

On this day in 1892
William Brownlee was born.

On this day in 1894
Donald Alex. Mill Main was born.

On this day in 1990
Elizabeth Madeleine Seiler died.

On this day in 1888
Emma Ruppersberg was born.

On this day in 1894
Bella Charlotte Macintyre was born.