On This Day: 8th of January

On this day in 1903:

James Miller's Plans for the West Medical Building and the Natural Philosophy Building Selected
Drawing of West Medical Building by Architect James MillerFor the first time on the Gilmorehill campus design of its new buildings was opened up to competition in late 1902. Plans for the West Medical Building and the Natural Philosophy Building (now The Kelvin Building), created by Scottish architect James Miller, were selected from four architectural competition entrants.

Births and Deaths

Pearce LodgeOn this day in 1833
Sir William Pearce 1st Baronet was born.

Walter  ElliotOn this day in 1958
Walter Elliot died.

On this day in 1808
Martha Brown was born.

On this day in 1989
Ian Macdonald died.

Ludwig BeckerOn this day in 1860
Ludwig Becker was born.

On this day in 1869
James Brown was born.

On this day in 1873
Robert Hay Coats was born.

On this day in 1874
Archibald Russell Oliver was born.

On this day in 1866
William Ross Purdon was born.

On this day in 1866
James Jenkins Robb was born.

On this day in 1872
Peter Donald Thomson was born.

On this day in 1863
John Craig Wright was born.

On this day in 1880
Cameron Robertson Gibson was born.

On this day in 1882
Gavin Lawson was born.

On this day in 1874
George Louis Le Fevre was born.

On this day in 1887
Donald Macintoch Logan was born.

On this day in 1879
Donald MacKay was born.

On this day in 1873
Robert Joseph Mills was born.

On this day in 1871
Robert Nelson was born.

On this day in 1878
Maggie Miller Reid was born.

On this day in 1890
John Dickie was born.

On this day in 1890
John Finlayson McGill Sloan was born.

On this day in 1877
Bror Oscar Eilert Ekwall was born.

On this day in 1891
Armand Voltz was born.

On this day in 1887
John White Leash was born.

On this day in 1897
Gilbert McIntosh was born.

On this day in 1891
Thomas Augustine O'Brien was born.

On this day in 1894
James Peacock was born.

On this day in 1893
Archibald Campbell Watt was born.

On this day in 1893
James Beveridge was born.