On This Day: 22nd of December

On this day in 1840:

Thunder Rod
The Faculty appointed a committee "with regard to putting up the thunder rod in the steeple with the view of protecting the College buildings."

Births and Deaths

On this day in 1730
William Wight was born.

David Raphael, 1968On this day in 2015
David Raphael died.

Alexander Moody StuartOn this day in 1915
Alexander Moody Stuart died.

On this day in 1907
Donald Allan was born.

On this day in 1867
Mark Brand was born.

On this day in 1865
John Morrow Campbell was born.

On this day in 1835
George Monro Grant was born.

On this day in 1868
James Home Grant was born.

On this day in 1865
John Morton was born.

On this day in 1872
Allan Ramsay was born.

On this day in 1858
John Oatts Reddie was born.

On this day in 1861
Mark Sharman was born.

On this day in 1869
William Watson was born.

On this day in 1878
William Kirkpatrick Anderson was born.

On this day in 1882
Campbell Cochran was born.

On this day in 1873
John Henderson Edgar was born.

On this day in 1887
Marion White Jack was born.

On this day in 1942
Elias Henry Jones died.

On this day in 1887
James Walker Jones was born.

On this day in 1889
David McDougall was born.

On this day in 1880
John Baird Morton was born.

On this day in 1886
Philip Emil Phillips was born.

On this day in 1882
John Reid was born.

On this day in 1879
Andrew Taylor Ross was born.

On this day in 1886
Margaret Allan Stewart was born.

James Duncan Robertson matriculation 1929-30On this day in 1993
James Duncan Robertson died.

On this day in 1889
Andrew Mair was born.

Ronald Frank Taylor's Student RegisterOn this day in 1903
Ronald Frank Taylor was born.

On this day in 1893
Pearl Selkirk Henderson was born.

On this day in 1893
James Walker Patterson was born.

On this day in 1988
Margaret Isgoughie Balabanian died.