On This Day: 7th of December

On this day in 1868:

Members of Parliament
James Moncrieff (1811-1895), later 1st Baron Moncrieff, was elected MP for a new parliamentary constituency, the Universities of Glasgow and Aberdeen. The constituency was abolished in 1918.

Births and Deaths

James EwingOn this day in 1775
James Ewing was born.

W Walker ChambersOn this day in 1913
W Walker Chambers was born.

Abraham GoldbergOn this day in 1923
Sir Abraham Goldberg was born.

On this day in 1786
Robert Graham was born.

On this day in 1904
Thomas Anderson was born.

On this day in 1866
George Bain was born.

On this day in 1851
Matthew Taylor Ferguson was born.

On this day in 1870
Charles Bernard Beard was born.

On this day in 1940
Basil John Adam died.

On this day in 1879
John MacDonald died.

On this day in 1856
Henry Williamson Sinclair was born.

On this day in 1873
Hugh Wright Thomson was born.

On this day in 1875
James Bald Wilson was born.

On this day in 1884
Eric Davies was born.

On this day in 1877
Jessie Downie Granger was born.

On this day in 1885
Thomas Niven MacIlravey was born.

On this day in 1885
John Hamilton Maxwell was born.

On this day in 1881
Tom Duncan McEwan was born.

On this day in 1878
Jane Stark McLauchlan was born.

On this day in 1884
John Carter Rollo was born.

On this day in 1886
Donald Cameron Smith was born.

On this day in 1877
Malcolm Kerr Turner was born.

On this day in 1889
Eliza Anderson was born.

On this day in 1890
Mary Curthbert Macfadzean was born.

On this day in 1886
Shang Van Pan was born.

On this day in 1865
Andrew Main died.

On this day in 1890
John Drimmie was born.

On this day in 1893
Alexandra Walker Smyllie was born.

On this day in 1894
William John Boyd was born.

On this day in 1887
Janet Fraser Henderson was born.

Mortimer Sackler (seated)On this day in 1916
Mortimer Sackler was born.