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On This Day: 7th of January

On this day in 1451:

The Papal Bull
Pope Nicholas V MedallionPope Nicholas V issued a Papal Bull acceding to the request from King James II to establish a university in Glasgow.

Births and Deaths

University MaceOn this day in 1468
David Cadzow died.

Asher AsherOn this day in 1889
Asher Asher died.

Sir James RobertonOn this day in 1821
Sir James Roberton was born.

On this day in 1836
James Couper died.

Henry Glassford BellOn this day in 1874
Henry Glassford Bell died.

On this day in 1782
Thomas Hamilton died.

John MauchlineOn this day in 1984
John Mauchline died.

On this day in 1878
Samuel Cameron was born.

On this day in 1859
Michael Hindmarsh Greener was born.

On this day in 1871
William Brown McNab was born.

On this day in 1871
Johnstone Brown was born.

On this day in 1840
William Dawson Hooker died.

On this day in 1870
Peter Alexander Laird was born.

On this day in 1855
Robert Thomson McCartney was born.

On this day in 1870
Daniel McKenzie was born.

On this day in 1871
Colin Murdo Morison was born.

On this day in 1870
David Alexander Morrison was born.

On this day in 1869
Thomas Scott was born.

On this day in 1888
John Adam Gib Burton was born.

On this day in 1878
Samuel James Cameron was born.

On this day in 1874
Andrew Clark was born.

On this day in 1880
Robert Scott Dewar was born.

On this day in 1880
George Ferguson was born.

On this day in 1877
Alexander Goldie was born.

On this day in 1879
Jessie Elizabeth Gollan Grant was born.

On this day in 1890
Thomas Hunter was born.

On this day in 1886
William Miller Kerr was born.

On this day in 1879
Grace Alice Mackinnon was born.

On this day in 1879
Alice Wesley Maclean was born.

On this day in 1885
Catherine McEwan was born.

On this day in 1867
Matthew Millar was born.

On this day in 1887
Katherine Douglas Moir was born.

On this day in 1889
William Samson was born.

On this day in 1885
Arthur Esdaile Macgregor was born.

Mariano Joaquin Lorente de MartinezOn this day in 1883
Mariano Joaquin Lorente de Martínez was born.

On this day in 1767
Thomas Clap died.

On this day in 1893
John McBride was born.

Douglas Alexander Bannatyne On this day in 1878
Douglas Alexander Bannatyne was born.

On this day in 1882
Ethel Winifred Gomperty was born.

On this day in 1892
Martha Hope Primrose was born.

On this day in 1892
Charles Winter Scott was born.