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On This Day: 22nd of August

On this day in 1810:

King's Warrant
George IIIThe Principal laid before a meeting of Faculty a warrant from King George III, granting £2,500 "for the enlargement of the College of Glasgow".

On this day in 1932:

BBC transmits its first public television broadcast
John Logie BairdThis transmission used John Logie Baird's 30 line system.

On this day in 2007:

Carol at the Small Animal Hospital
Television personality Carol Smillie performed the official ground-breaking ceremony at the site of the University's new Small Animal Hospital.

Births and Deaths

On this day in 1684
Alexander Burnet died.

Donald RobertsonOn this day in 1970
Donald Robertson died.

On this day in 1996
William Mackenzie died.

On this day in 1860
Hugh Duncan was born.

On this day in 1861
Alexander MacDougall was born.

On this day in 1864
Robert Mair was born.

On this day in 1888
Harry Hughes Vaughan was born.

On this day in 1880
John Anderson was born.

On this day in 1876
Matthew Graham Anderson was born.

On this day in 1883
Edgar Barnes was born.

On this day in 1917
William Duncan Thomson Black died.

On this day in 1875
John Chisolm was born.

On this day in 1888
George Forrester was born.

On this day in 1880
William Houston was born.

On this day in 1875
John Watson Little was born.

On this day in 1874
David McKail was born.

On this day in 1872
Norman McLeod Miller was born.

On this day in 1878
William Neve Monteith was born.

On this day in 1887
Elizabeth Bickerton Robertson was born.

On this day in 1885
John Livingstone Scott was born.

On this day in 1877
David Baird Smith was born.

On this day in 1882
James Hall Stevenson was born.

On this day in 1891
William Hadden Gordon was born.

On this day in 1891
Frederick Barclay was born.

On this day in 1880
William Rowland Taylor was born.

On this day in 1876
Elsa Angus Emilie M√ľnch was born.

On this day in 1892
Jean Japp Arthur was born.