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On This Day: 9th of January

On this day in 1961:

The Stevenson Building opening
Daniel Macauley StevensonThe Stevenson Building was opened by the Principal, Sir Hector Hetherington.

On this day in 2007:

William Boyd wins the Costa Novel Award
William BoydHaving been shortlisted in November, William Boyd's novel Restless is announced as winning the 2006 award for best novel.

Births and Deaths

On this day in 1985
W Arthur Harland died.

James SmallOn this day in 1968
James Small died.

On this day in 1868
Norman Stuart Jeffrey was born.

On this day in 1856
Archibald Maclachlan was born.

On this day in 1867
Thomas Dunn Robb was born.

On this day in 1862
William Wallace was born.

On this day in 1888
Kurt Bloch Becker was born.

On this day in 1882
James Fairley was born.

On this day in 1887
Donald Fisher was born.

On this day in 1888
William Gordon Goudie was born.

On this day in 1889
Stanley Helme was born.

On this day in 1891
Isabella Helena Leslie was born.

On this day in 1887
Donald Christopher Macdonald was born.

On this day in 1888
Kenneth Norman MacLean was born.

On this day in 1879
Thomas McEwan was born.

On this day in 1882
John Niven was born.

On this day in 1886
Edward Archibald Smith was born.

On this day in 1887
John Norman Macdonald Sutherland was born.

On this day in 1889
David George Ramsay was born.

On this day in 1891
Chi Foo Yeh was born.

On this day in 1892
William Gilmour McLintock was born.

On this day in 1893
Peter Shearer was born.

On this day in 1892
James Vallance was born.

On this day in 1892
Margaret Hastings was born.