On This Day: 5th of August

On this day in 1872:

Meeting held of the Royal Infirmary Managers to discuss the Western Infirmary
A meeting was held of the Royal Infirmary Managers to discuss whether the Royal Infirmary would be responsible for maintaining the Western Infirmary and how many beds would be allotted for clinical instruction, etc. A committee was set up to confer with the Committee of the Western Infirmary and report.

On this day in 1906:

Moir Duncan
Moir Duncan (1861-1906) died. Duncan was a graduate of the University who worked as a missionary in China. He founded and was the first Principal of the college that became Taiyuan University. He was awarded an honorary LLD by the University of Glasgow in 1906.

Births and Deaths

Archibald Barr's matriculation record - full page, 1874On this day in 1931
Archibald Barr died.

On this day in 1908
Gilbert Forbes was born.

Derick ThomsonOn this day in 1921
Derick Smith Thomson was born.

On this day in 1871
Alexander Cordiner was born.

On this day in 1862
George McIntyre was born.

On this day in 1876
James Millar was born.

On this day in 1873
James Morgan died.

On this day in 1869
Frank Harper Robbie was born.

On this day in 1873
George William Shearer was born.

On this day in 1855
James Bowen Thompson died.

On this day in 1875
Alexander Brown was born.

On this day in 1874
John Craig Crawford was born.

On this day in 1884
John Cruickshank was born.

On this day in 1882
James McDonald Devine was born.

On this day in 1878
William Douglas was born.

On this day in 1873
Andrew Dunn was born.

On this day in 1866
Abraham Fine was born.

On this day in 1889
Annetta Hogg Grant was born.

On this day in 1878
Alexander Buchanan Lamont was born.

On this day in 1873
William MacDougall was born.

On this day in 1885
Donald Mackinnon was born.

On this day in 1869
Alfred Duncan Macnair was born.

On this day in 1885
Winifred Margaret Ross was born.

On this day in 1888
Robert Thomson was born.

On this day in 1881
Arthur Hamilton Wilson was born.

On this day in 1886
Jean Fulton Crawford was born.

Tsoo Hong Lee's matriculation slip 1913-14On this day in 1886
Tsoo Hong Lee was born.

Max GorfinkelOn this day in 1956
Max Gorfinkel died.

Nathaniel CrichlowOn this day in 1968
Nathaniel Crichlow died.

On this day in 1890
Agnes Glen Alexander was born.

On this day in 1891
James McCardle Fraser was born.

On this day in 1892
George Hutchison was born.

Nirmal Singh Rihal at Auchendennan Freshers' Camp, September 1949On this day in 2011
Nirmal Singh Rihal died.

Captain Kenneth Ashby BrownOn this day in 1887
Captain Kenneth Ashby Brown was born.

On this day in 1891
James Arthur Cochrane was born.

On this day in 1891
Helen Paton Scott was born.

On this day in 1892
Bierendra Nath Dey was born.

On this day in 1892
John Campbell McFarlane was born.

On this day in 1892
James Moreton Black died.

On this day in 1824
Joseph Jones Monroe died.