On This Day: 28th of October

On this day in 1773:

James Boswell and Dr Johnson
James Boswell and Dr Johnson breakfasted at the Saracen's Head Hotel in the Gallowgate with Professors Stevenson, Reid and Anderson before visiting the University. In the afternoon, they returned to the hotel to take tea with Reid, Anderson, the Principal and the Foulis brothers.

On this day in 1874:

Glasgow Veterinary College
The Glasgow Veterinary College's new building opened in a refurbished water pumping station Buccleuch Street opened.

Births and Deaths

On this day in 1841
James Coulter Graham died.

On this day in 1862
Michael Aloysius Boyle was born.

On this day in 1862
John Livingston was born.

On this day in 1897
Sir William Alexander Mackinnon died.

On this day in 1870
Thomas Burns Marshall was born.

On this day in 1860
David Murray was born.

Norman RitchieOn this day in 2014
Norman Ritchie died.

On this day in 1888
James Turner Brown was born.

On this day in 1888
Margaret Semple Finlayson was born.

On this day in 1869
Robert Laurie was born.

On this day in 1877
Thomas Lovett was born.

On this day in 1876
Jean Marion Farie Marshall was born.

John McKerrow's Matriculation Slip 1904-5On this day in 1885
John Armour McKerrow was born.

On this day in 1885
Margaret Stirling McLeod was born.

On this day in 1882
Frank Anderson Murray was born.

On this day in 1876
John Reid was born.

On this day in 1884
Carl William Liepke Roed was born.

On this day in 1949
Norman Cumming Rogers died.

On this day in 1889
Ronald Stewart was born.

On this day in 1889
Alexander Morris died.

Herbert Kay, Medical Dinner Book 1952On this day in 2007
Herbert Kay died.

On this day in 1889
Caroline Elizabeth Crockatt was born.

On this day in 1921
Ernest Augustus Armstrong died.

Frances Deans Young, graduation 1924On this day in 1899
Frances Deans Young was born.

On this day in 1892
Andrew Marshall McKellor was born.

On this day in 1891
George del Pino was born.

On this day in 1892
Isabella Boyd Leitch was born.

On this day in 1888
James McDonald Matheson was born.

On this day in 1884
Mary Gilbert Ross was born.

Norman Mackenzie, matriculation slip, 1910-11On this day in 1886
Norman Mackenzie was born.