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On This Day: 17th of June

On this day in 1870:

Death of Sir William Thomson's wife
Margaret Thomson, wife of Sir William (later Lord Kelvin) died. Sir William remarried in 1874.

Births and Deaths

On this day in 1819
Robert Dundas Lord Arniston died.

On this day in 1754
George Ross 13th Lord Ross died.

Robert GrantOn this day in 1814
Robert Grant was born.

On this day in 1868
George Arnott died.

On this day in 2001
Thomas Winning Archbishop of Glasgow died.

On this day in 1864
Robert Steven Penman was born.

On this day in 1868
William McKean Campbell was born.

On this day in 1866
Charles James Mackay Gordon was born.

On this day in 1854
Robert Edgar was born.

On this day in 1866
John Archibald Jackson was born.

On this day in 1859
Robert Jackson was born.

On this day in 1871
Matthew Archibald Parker was born.

On this day in 1872
Robert Pattison was born.

On this day in 1866
Andrew Sprott was born.

On this day in 1866
Robert Stobo was born.

On this day in 1885
John Begg was born.

On this day in 1881
Charles Cullen was born.

On this day in 1886
Henry Illingworth Cunningham was born.

On this day in 1870
Sarah Davidson was born.

On this day in 1880
Marion Fulton Forrest was born.

On this day in 1873
James Donald Holmes was born.

On this day in 1877
William Kerr was born.

On this day in 1886
John Lindsay was born.

On this day in 1889
Elizabeth Maitland Loudon was born.

On this day in 1885
Thomas Miller was born.

On this day in 1887
Helen Naismith was born.

On this day in 1888
Hugh Loudon Neil was born.

On this day in 1881
Andrew Maclean Pollock was born.

On this day in 1875
William Wilson Rorke was born.

On this day in 1890
Alexander Gray was born.

On this day in 1889
Andrew Brown McAulay Lang was born.

Frank M RobertsonOn this day in 1891
Frank Marton Robertson was born.

On this day in 1892
Margaret Wright Tainsh was born.

On this day in 1971
Norah Jean Galloway died.

On this day in 1905
Paul Bacsich was born.

On this day in 1892
Andrew Martin was born.

On this day in 1947
Frank Wood Moore died.

On this day in 1895
Janet Alison Charlotte Brown was born.

On this day in 1875
Elizabeth Rodger was born.

On this day in 1894
Raymond Powys St. Clair Swanson was born.