On This Day: 27th of July

On this day in 1948:

James McGill Tablet
James McGillA tablet commemorating James McGill (1744-1813), a University alumnus and founder of McGill University, was unveiled in the cloisters by OS Tyndall, the Chancellor of McGill.

Births and Deaths

Bust of Thomas CampbellOn this day in 1777
Thomas Campbell was born.

On this day in 2001
Thomas Wilson died.

John Black CowanOn this day in 1896
John Black Cowan died.

James ParkinsOn this day in 1945
Jim Parkins was born.

Tom CampbellOn this day in 2019
Tom Campbell died.

On this day in 1855
David Dinwoodie was born.

On this day in 1854
Duncan Marquis was born.

On this day in 1864
Rev. Ewen Archibald Rankin was born.

On this day in 1935
Gavin Steele Scott died.

Ronald MeekOn this day in 1917
Ronald Meek was born.

On this day in 1887
William Watson Johnston was born.

On this day in 1874
Robert McLaren was born.

On this day in 1883
William Murray Milne was born.

On this day in 1874
James Paton was born.

On this day in 1879
David Kennedy Picken was born.

On this day in 1869
Ethel Jane Mildred Pryce was born.

On this day in 1886
Andrew Stewart was born.

On this day in 1883
James Wilson was born.

On this day in 1887
Helen Erskine Wright was born.

On this day in 2001
Christine Barbara Maria Morrison died.

On this day in 1885
Alexander Grahame Buchanan was born.

John Thomas Harkin & Joseph Patrick HarkinOn this day in 1915
John Thomas Harkin was born.

On this day in 1891
Mary Anderson Noble was born.

On this day in 1893
Peter Fife Auchinachie Grant was born.