On This Day: 25th of February

On this day in 1858:

David Livingstone Visits the University
David LivingstoneThe explorer David Livingstone visited the University, to thank the Senate for the award of an honorary LLD in 1854 and to address the students in the Common Hall.

On this day in 1980:

University Union
Members of Glasgow University Union voted in favour of admitting women as members.

Births and Deaths

Sir John RichmondOn this day in 1963
Sir John Ritchie Richmond died.

On this day in 1873
James Allan was born.

On this day in 1872
Andrew Stirling Bannatyne was born.

On this day in 1865
James Coats was born.

On this day in 1868
Campbell Highet was born.

On this day in 1868
Alfred Johnston was born.

On this day in 1864
Robert Bain Lothian was born.

John Watson Oil Painting by A.D Patterson On this day in 1847
John Watson was born.

On this day in 1875
John Young was born.

Sam Curran's matriculation record page 2, 1931On this day in 1998
Sir Samuel Crowe Curran died.

On this day in 1868
John Bower was born.

On this day in 1877
Hugh Reid Buchanan was born.

On this day in 1882
Arthur Henry Dunnett was born.

On this day in 1888
Agnes Mitchell Gray was born.

On this day in 1880
William Harvey was born.

On this day in 1880
William Fletcher Kay was born.

On this day in 1877
Alexander Borthwich Mackay was born.

On this day in 1886
Catherine MacLean was born.

On this day in 1881
Isabel Margaret Milligan was born.

On this day in 1884
James Robertson Mitchell was born.

On this day in 1879
Alan Howie Muir was born.

On this day in 1885
William Morton Ogilvy was born.

On this day in 1888
James Porter was born.

On this day in 1880
Peter Ramsay was born.

On this day in 1889
James Sands Sanders was born.

On this day in 1889
John McCallum Urquhart was born.

On this day in 1890
John Walker was born.

On this day in 1891
Thomas Arthur Hood Oliphant was born.

On this day in 1994
Angus MacBeth Thomson died.

On this day in 1918
Dr John Highet was born.

On this day in 1892
Adam Smith Goudie was born.

On this day in 1826
William Bingham died.

On this day in 1893
Margaret Kirkham Martin was born.