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On This Day: 7th of September

On this day in 1939:

War-time Address
Sir Hector HetheringtonJust four days after Britain and France declared war on Germany, the Principal wrote in his preface to the Student Handbook that "if we can, and to the extent we can, we shall go on with our University duties... Both during and after the war, our country and the world will have need, more than ever, of the best service of well trained minds and characters."

Births and Deaths

Marion GilchristOn this day in 1952
Marion Gilchrist died.

John Gervase RiddellOn this day in 1955
John Gervase Riddell died.

On this day in 1898
Agnes Miller was born.

Henry Campbell-BannermanOn this day in 1836
Sir Henry Campbell-Bannerman was born.

On this day in 1871
Robert Howieson Gemmell was born.

James McCargowOn this day in 2012
James McCargow died.

On this day in 1881
George Duncan Morrison Beaton was born.

On this day in 1880
Angus Peter Fletcher was born.

On this day in 1877
Archibald Gow was born.

On this day in 1888
Eleanor Heald Kelly was born.

On this day in 1888
Barbara Macgregor was born.

On this day in 1879
Alexander Stewart McMillan was born.

On this day in 1881
George Alexander Mills was born.

On this day in 1878
Charlotte Reid Park was born.

On this day in 1883
Alexander David Ross was born.

On this day in 1878
Martin Turnbull was born.

On this day in 1887
Robert Little was born.

Symington Macdonald Matriculation Slip 1912-13On this day in 1884
Symington Macdonald was born.

Kenedi (right) at visit of Duke of Edinburgh to engineering laboratories of Strathclyde University in 1961On this day in 1998
Robert Maximilian Kenedi died.

On this day in 2002
Sarah Campbell McEwan died.

On this day in 2013
Robert Robson died.

On this day in 1889
Mary Ishbel Sinclair was born.