On This Day: 9th of May

On this day in 1732:

Old College Library Plans Approved
Old College Library - Design by William AdamWilliam Adam's plans for the old college Library are approved by the Senate.

On this day in 1964:

Bill Jarrett publishes his groundbreaking papers on leukemia
Bill Jarrett in KenyaGraduate Bill Jarrett and colleagues published the results of their groundbreaking research in Nature.

On this day in 2007:

Poetry Lecture
Christopher Ricks, Professor of Poetry at Oxford University and Professor of the Humanities at Boston University, visited Glasgow to give the first annual Poetry Lecture at the University.

Births and Deaths

On this day in 1872
Robert Dunlop Cassells was born.

On this day in 1838
Andrew Halliday Hall died.

On this day in 1868
Thomas Fleming was born.

On this day in 1868
George Davidson Kempt was born.

On this day in 1863
John Lunan McGregor was born.

On this day in 1858
James Mair was born.

On this day in 1866
William Shand was born.

On this day in 1868
Daniel MacPherson Taylor was born.

On this day in 1883
Charles Brown was born.

On this day in 1886
Maggie Drummond Cumming was born.

On this day in 1861
James Donaldson was born.

On this day in 1876
Adam Hamilton was born.

On this day in 1884
David Isdale was born.

On this day in 1885
James Parker Macaulay was born.

On this day in 1882
John Henry McKay was born.

On this day in 1875
Robert McKinlay was born.

On this day in 1873
John McLaws was born.

On this day in 1867
Margaret Wallace Howie McNeil was born.

On this day in 1889
James Murray was born.

On this day in 1887
Joseph Wilson was born.

On this day in 1884
Frederick Francis Smith Bryson was born.

On this day in 1885
Frederick Redmond Lomax was born.

On this day in 1915
Howard Chenhalls Howie was born.

On this day in 1895
James Alastair Martin was born.

On this day in 1891
James Alexander Paterson was born.