On This Day: 4th of December

On this day in 1776:

Foulis Pictures
Robert FoulisThe Faculty appointed a committee to consider the purchase of some of Robert Foulis' pictures, for up to £200.

On this day in 1913:

Isotope Day
Frederick Soddy PlaqueIsotopes were introduced to the world in a letter to the journal 'Nature', published on 4 December 1913 by University of Glasgow chemist Frederick Soddy.

Births and Deaths

Ethel Dobbie CurrieOn this day in 1899
Ethel Dobbie Currie was born.

George HoweOn this day in 1875
George Howe was born.

Cecil WeirOn this day in 1897
Cecil Weir was born.

On this day in 1833
Richard Millar died.

On this day in 1870
Henry Blair Causley was born.

On this day in 1757
Alexander Garden was born.

On this day in 1906
Simon McGregor died.

On this day in 1952
James Niven died.

On this day in 1864
Thomas Lewis Paterson was born.

On this day in 1817
Thomas Thomson was born.

On this day in 1900
Thomas Watson died.

On this day in 1875
Agnes Forbes Blackadder was born.

On this day in 1961
Henry Hamilton Green died.

On this day in 1879
Ernest David Jackson was born.

On this day in 1945
Robert Cromwell McKinlay died.

On this day in 1878
William George Rogerson Paterson was born.

On this day in 1882
Eunison Deans Rankin was born.

On this day in 1872
Joseph Watson Towers was born.

On this day in 1885
George Thompson Walker was born.

On this day in 1886
Isabella Wishart Wood was born.

On this day in 1889
Allan Gibson was born.

On this day in 1890
Mary Frances Morrison was born.

Charles Feldveber, 1920-21On this day in 1897
Charles August Feldveber was born.

Kaichi Watanabe, Matriculation 1885-86On this day in 1932
Kaichi Watanabe died.

On this day in 1966
John Bowie McKean died.

On this day in 1897
Elizabeth Madeleine Seiler was born.

On this day in 1931
George David Burnett was born.

On this day in 1864
Thomas Lewis Paterson was born.

On this day in 1892
James McAllister was born.

On this day in 1894
John Paterson McHutchison was born.

On this day in 1893
John Alston was born.

On this day in 1894
Agnes Ellen Haldane was born.

On this day in 1893
Margaret Kay Mitchell was born.

Ian Godfrey NeilsonOn this day in 1918
Lieutenant Colonel Ian Godfrey Neilson was born.

On this day in 1817
Robert Black died.

On this day in 1794
William Ritchie died.