On This Day: 29th of July

On this day in 1870:

Professors Pose for Last Photograph
Leaving the Old CollegeThe professors were photographed on the Lion and Unicorn Stair at the Old College, before the move to Gilmorehill. At a dinner at the Fore Hall in the evening, Principal John Caird proposed "The Memory of the Old College".

On this day in 1929:

University v Iceland
The Glasgow University football team defeated the Icelandic national team 3-1 in Reykjavik.

Births and Deaths

On this day in 1782
William Wight died.

On this day in 1864
Robert Hillhouse Adam was born.

On this day in 1866
Charles Angus Alexander was born.

On this day in 1848
Reverend Colin Campbell was born.

On this day in 1898
John Fullarton Beatson died.

On this day in 1865
John Lothian Ferguson was born.

On this day in 1867
Peter Otho Watkin Browne was born.

On this day in 1860
Archibald Scott Laidlaw was born.

On this day in 1870
William Robert Lang was born.

On this day in 1860
David MacKeggie was born.

On this day in 1870
Archibald Cameron Morrison was born.

On this day in 1959
Samuel John Murray died.

On this day in 1870
William Romaine Paterson was born.

On this day in 1851
Thomas Russell was born.

On this day in 1871
Thomas Jack Stanton was born.

On this day in 1861
George Bell Todd was born.

Winnie EwingOn this day in 1929
Winnie Ewing was born.

On this day in 1885
John Bruce Baird was born.

On this day in 1889
Mary Ailsa Craig was born.

On this day in 1880
Saul Hyman Harris was born.

On this day in 1875
Edward William Reese Jones was born.

On this day in 1877
Archibald King was born.

On this day in 1877
John Alex. Anderson Love was born.

On this day in 1882
David MacDonald was born.

On this day in 1888
Peter Revie was born.

On this day in 1886
Hugh Adam Reyburn was born.

On this day in 1881
James Gilchrist Russell was born.

On this day in 1877
John Warrack was born.

On this day in 1891
John Aitken Gilfillan was born.

On this day in 1891
Donald McIntyre was born.

On this day in 1888
Alexander White was born.

On this day in 1892
Alexander McIntyre was born.

On this day in 1894
James MacPherson was born.

On this day in 1893
Isobel Taylor was born.