On This Day: 31st of March

On this day in 1790:

Robert Bogle
Robert Bogle of Shettleston, University alumnus and Glasgow tobacco merchant, died at Ardardin. He is said to have played Sempronius in a students' performance of Cato within the walls of the Old College in 1745, and he was one of the merchants who attempted unsuccessfully to establish a theatre in Glasgow in 1762.

Births and Deaths

On this day in 1761
Patrick Boyle Lord Shewalton died.

Andrew McCance RobbOn this day in 1887
Andrew McCance Robb was born.

Dudley MedleyOn this day in 1861
Dudley Medley was born.

On this day in 1909
Donald Hendrie was born.

Sir Isaac Bayley BalfourOn this day in 1853
Sir Isaac Bayley Balfour was born.

Jean RobertsonOn this day in 1908
Jean Robertson was born.

On this day in 1867
James Howie Kirkwood was born.

On this day in 1874
James Weir was born.

John ReddyOn this day in 1822
John Reddy was born.

On this day in 1870
William John Richard was born.

On this day in 1873
James Scott was born.

On this day in 1871
Ernest Alexander Walker was born.

On this day in 1883
Colin Black Adam was born.

On this day in 1884
William Millar Fairlie was born.

On this day in 1865
Charles Gourlay was born.

On this day in 1881
Ella Smith Hill was born.

On this day in 1876
Isobel Stewart Kelly was born.

On this day in 1874
Norman Graham Lindsay was born.

On this day in 1885
Carswell Marshall was born.

On this day in 1874
John McNeil was born.

On this day in 1874
Thomas Rook was born.

On this day in 1882
Robert Skelley was born.

On this day in 1876
Alexander MacEwen Smith was born.

On this day in 1887
Isabel Jane Stark was born.

On this day in 1880
Murray Ross Taylor was born.

On this day in 1863
Archibald Alexander Tomlinson was born.

Baron Douglas of BarlochOn this day in 1980
Francis Campbell Ross Douglas died.

On this day in 1810
Robert Hodshon Cay died.

On this day in 1892
Alexander Renshaw Mackay was born.

George Hewitt Dundon, 1913-1914On this day in 1971
George Hewitt Dundon died.

On this day in 2013
James Lumsden died.

On this day in 1892
Lilias Williamson Halerow was born.

On this day in 1892
Alice Gertrude Neilson was born.

On this day in 1885
Deane Edwards was born.

The memorial tablets in Glasgow University ChapelOn this day in 1857
Sir John James Burnet was born.

On this day in 1891
James John Xenakis was born.