On This Day: 30th of October

On this day in 2002:

500 Red Balloons
Five hundred red balloons were released into the sky at the University by actor Dougray Scott and columnist Johanna Macvicar, to mark the launch of a major fund-raising campaign for a Leukaemia Research Fund centre.

Births and Deaths

Bonar Law's rectorial installation address On this day in 1923
Andrew Bonar Law died.

On this day in 2017
Professor Bryan Richards died.

John Russell Anderson (1918-2011) On this day in 2011
John Anderson died.

On this day in 1938
Professor Ken Shackleton was born.

On this day in 1865
Thomas Alexander Harvie Anderson was born.

On this day in 1867
Thomas Binnie was born.

On this day in 1869
James Steven Burns was born.

On this day in 1870
Allan Aiken Clark was born.

On this day in 1868
Robinson Simpson Dickson was born.

On this day in 1872
James Forrester was born.

On this day in 1865
Alexander Paterson was born.

On this day in 1869
James Todd was born.

On this day in 1972
John Spence Anderson died.

On this day in 1877
Robert Bryson was born.

On this day in 1873
Mungo McCallum Fairgrieve was born.

On this day in 1887
Jessie Young Kerr was born.

On this day in 1881
Robert Robertson Lindsay was born.

On this day in 1887
Katherine MacPhail was born.

On this day in 1879
Andrew Maguire was born.

On this day in 1889
Robert McEwan was born.

On this day in 1887
David Millar was born.

On this day in 1877
Colin Paterson was born.

On this day in 1863
Mabel Catharine Poulter was born.

On this day in 1871
James Rutherford Ratcliffe was born.

On this day in 1882
Jane Reid was born.

On this day in 1880
Ethelwyn Mary Walters was born.

On this day in 1892
Walter Stich was born.

On this day in 1950
Martin Alfred Peacock died.

On this day in 1928
James Douglas Hamilton was born.

On this day in 1888
Margaret Creighton was born.

On this day in 2005
Herbert Horatio Savege died.

On this day in 1789
Michael Scott was born.

On this day in 1891
George Manson Nicol was born.

On this day in 1891
Alfred Greenwood was born.

On this day in 1892
Hugh Brown Lawrie was born.