On This Day: 29th of October

On this day in 1799:

William Meikleham's Appointment
William Meikleham (1771-1846) became Professor of Practical Astronomy and Observer at the University.

Births and Deaths

Taizo Shoda, Session 1913-14On this day in 1892
Taizo Shoda was born.

Samuel James CameronOn this day in 1959
Samuel Cameron died.

John MacintyreOn this day in 1928
John Macintyre died.

On this day in 1740
James Boswell was born.

On this day in 1863
Archibald John MacNicol was born.

On this day in 1871
Alexander John Brownlee was born.

On this day in 1872
Alexander Dodds was born.

On this day in 1862
John Aloysius Kerr was born.

On this day in 1864
John Kerr Morton was born.

On this day in 1884
Thomas Beaumont was born.

On this day in 1884
Margaret Blair was born.

On this day in 1878
Joseph Weir Buchanan was born.

On this day in 1890
Frank Theodor Gestenberg was born.

On this day in 1881
Donald John Gollan Grant was born.

Alice Green matriculation slip 1905-06On this day in 1887
Alice Green was born.

On this day in 1869
Eva McCall was born.

On this day in 1884
Hugh Clarke McColl was born.

On this day in 1884
William Smellie was born.

On this day in 1887
Joseph William Sommerville was born.

On this day in 1872
Robert Bryers Thom was born.

On this day in 1878
Janet Gardner Waddell was born.

On this day in 1879
John Wishart was born.

On this day in 1889
Ethel May Whiteley was born.

On this day in 1889
James Henry Dible was born.

On this day in 1894
Anita Grace Kennedy was born.

On this day in 1889
Archibald Ewing Macintyre was born.

On this day in 1890
William Meikle was born.

On this day in 1889
Robert Wilson Patterson was born.

On this day in 2013
Brian MacLeod Barr died.

On this day in 1894
William Alex Cuthbert McConnell was born.

On this day in 1893
Wilhelmina Taylor Walker was born.

On this day in 1890
Rollo Isbister was born.

On this day in 1893
Margaret Jane Thorburn Leitch was born.

On this day in 1892
Taizo Shoda was born.