On This Day: 6th of July

On this day in 1859:

Matriculation
Scottish Universities Commission Ordinance 3 was passed, making matriculation compulsory at the University from 15 October 1859.

On this day in 1888:

Publication of New Engraving of Stone Spire
Gilbert Scott Building - Engraving of the Stone SpireEngraving of the stone spire by John Oldrid Scott published in Building News

Births and Deaths

William Jackson HookerOn this day in 1785
Sir William Jackson Hooker was born.

On this day in 1874
Fox Maule Earl of Dalhousie died.

Ernesto GrilloOn this day in 1946
Ernesto Grillo died.

On this day in 1869
David Blair was born.

On this day in 1948
Rev. Duncan Ross died.

On this day in 1872
Benjamin Herbert Dodd was born.

On this day in 1872
Daniel Ferguson was born.

On this day in 1867
George Green was born.

On this day in 1941
Alexander Browning Paterson died.

On this day in 1869
David Smith was born.

On this day in 1875
Adam Bell Stewart was born.

On this day in 1866
Robert Wilson was born.

On this day in 1871
Robert Wilson was born.

On this day in 1887
Eba Crichton was born.

On this day in 1876
John Gilmour was born.

On this day in 1887
John Meikle Gray was born.

On this day in 1882
Ernest Gower Guthrie was born.

On this day in 1884
Frank Needham Marsh was born.

On this day in 1877
Norman Reid Mitchell was born.

On this day in 1880
John Muir was born.

On this day in 1889
William Murray was born.

On this day in 1876
Harold Charles Rouse was born.

On this day in 1883
Mary Dorothea Sage was born.

On this day in 1883
David Stenhouse was born.

Hugh B. CottOn this day in 1900
Hugh Bamford Cott was born.

On this day in 1887
Douglas Young was born.

Wacław Przybylski, matriculation slip 1947-48 signatureOn this day in 1918
Wacław Przybylski was born.

On this day in 1890
Jessie Dunnett Brown was born.

On this day in 1928
Iancu Victor was born.

On this day in 1890
Agnes Elizabeth Mary Cooke was born.

On this day in 1891
James Shankie was born.

On this day in 1962
John Anderson died.