On This Day: 26th of October

On this day in 2005:

Topping-out Ceremony at Garscube
The official topping-out ceremony for the new £15 million Cancer Research UK Beatson Institute took place at the University's Garscube Estate in Bearsden.

Births and Deaths

On this day in 1779
Henry Cockburn Lord Cockburn was born.

2nd Marquis of BreadalbaneOn this day in 1796
John Campbell 2nd Marquess of Breadalbane was born.

Professor Dudley KnowlesOn this day in 2014
Dudley Knowles died.

Queen Margaret College Anatomy BuildingOn this day in 1862
Thomas Hastie Bryce was born.

W Douglas MunnOn this day in 2008
Douglas Munn died.

On this day in 1920
George Houston was born.

On this day in 1868
Walter Graham was born.

On this day in 1864
George Alexander Eadie was born.

On this day in 1858
William Ecklin was born.

Sp Coll Gemmell 8On this day in 1859
William Gemmell was born.

On this day in 1863
Robert Alexander Miller was born.

On this day in 1866
John Nisbet was born.

On this day in 1871
John Crawford Robertson was born.

On this day in 1893
Thomas Heron Steel died.

On this day in 1888
Ralph Seath Stark Brown was born.

On this day in 1888
Mary Lindsay Lumsden Dawson was born.

On this day in 1886
Charles Mackay was born.

On this day in 1888
William Laird McKinlay was born.

On this day in 1889
James Bartholomew Primrose was born.

On this day in 1885
William Samuel Waterhouse was born.

Archie MackenzieOn this day in 1915
Archie MacKenzie was born.

On this day in 1892
John Stewart Ross was born.

On this day in 2005
Brian Edmond Redshaw Kirwan died.

On this day in 1890
Agnes Miller Allison was born.

Ronald Drever, with Sheila Rowan, Harry Ward and James HoughOn this day in 1931
Ronald Drever was born.

On this day in 1891
Menie Shepherd was born.