On This Day: 2nd of August

On this day in 1804:

Hunterian Foundation Stone
The foundation stone of the Hunterian Museum was laid. The contract for the building of the museum was signed before the ceremony with the contractors, Messrs Galloway and Anderson.

Births and Deaths

On this day in 1936
Sir Richard Lodge died.

Herbert James PatonOn this day in 1969
Herbert James Paton died.

David WheatleyOn this day in 1941
David Wheatley was born.

On this day in 1867
Peter Henderson Abercrombie was born.

On this day in 1861
Herbert Hickin was born.

On this day in 1858
Thomas Laird was born.

On this day in 1870
David Landsborough was born.

On this day in 1859
Francis Taylor was born.

On this day in 1873
Hamilton More Wingate was born.

Frank BarnwellOn this day in 1938
Frank Barnwell died.

On this day in 1880
Thomas Barbour was born.

On this day in 1884
George Campbell was born.

On this day in 1888
James Alphonsus Joseph Conway was born.

On this day in 1888
Matthew White Macaulay was born.

On this day in 1888
Andrew McVittie was born.

On this day in 1886
Adam Brownlie Mitchell was born.

On this day in 1881
George Clement Nielson was born.

On this day in 1887
Thomas Louis Grenet Stewart was born.

On this day in 1884
Margaret Baillie Taylor was born.

On this day in 1979
Franz Blatt died.

On this day in 1892
Donald Neil McArthur was born.

On this day in 1825
James Deans died.

On this day in 1893
Selbie MacNeill Campbell was born.

On this day in 1894
James Wallace MacFarlane was born.

On this day in 1893
Robert Smellie Weir was born.

On this day in 2020
Professor Ian T. Jackson MD died.