On This Day: 14th of July

On this day in 1633:

Royal Donation
The first entry was made in book of donations opened by Principal Strang to fund building work at the University. The entry describes a grant of £200 from King Charles I - a sum that was finally paid by Oliver Cromwell in 1654, five years after Charles' execution.

Births and Deaths

Sir James BlackOn this day in 1924
Sir James Black was born.

On this day in 1873
Patrick Hamilton was born.

On this day in 1864
Andrew Comrie was born.

On this day in 1867
Alexander Dingwall was born.

John InglisOn this day in 1808
John Inglis was born.

On this day in 1870
Abraham Levine was born.

On this day in 1864
William Andrew McKinlay was born.

On this day in 1874
John Allan Craigie MacEwen was born.

On this day in 1867
John Alexander McInnes was born.

On this day in 1864
William Primrose was born.

On this day in 1866
John Alexander Grant Robinson was born.

On this day in 1876
Robert Tennent was born.

On this day in 1868
Percival Jackson Wood was born.

On this day in 1889
Mark James Aitken was born.

On this day in 1875
Andrew Campbell was born.

On this day in 1886
Alexander Gilmour was born.

On this day in 1879
Anna Pollock Martin was born.

On this day in 1881
Spencer Mort was born.

On this day in 1878
Annie Glenday Philip was born.

Agnes Renton Robson Fraser, graduation 1898On this day in 1874
Agnes Renton Robson was born.

On this day in 1884
John William Snodgrass was born.

On this day in 1879
William Thompson was born.

On this day in 1889
Agnes McNee Aitken was born.

On this day in 1888
Elizabeth Kerr Fingland was born.

On this day in 1890
Isobel McLaren Young was born.

Malcolm James FlemingOn this day in 1915
Lieutenant Malcolm James Fleming died.

On this day in 1881
Sampachi Fukuzawa was born.

Wilfred Eade Agar in register of Research Students, 1904On this day in 1951
Wilfred Eade Agar died.

On this day in 1891
Jessie Hamilton was born.

On this day in 1892
Janet Greig Sneddon Isles was born.

On this day in 1887
Sydney John Haggis was born.

On this day in 1896
Janet Watson McCutcheon was born.

On this day in 1893
Mary Whyte Brown was born.