On This Day: 4th of October

On this day in 1929:

University Chapel
Ticket for Ceremony of DedicationThe University Chapel was dedicated to the Glory of God. Sir Donald MacAlister, dedicated the chapel to the memory of the 750 university staff, students and alumni who perished in the Great War.

On this day in 2010:

Nobel Prize annnounced for Robert Edwards
The announcement came from the Nobel Foundation that Robert Edwards was to receive the 2010 Nobel Prize for Medicine "for the development of in vitro fertilization".

Births and Deaths

William GoudieOn this day in 1945
William Goudie died.

John Glaister JnrOn this day in 1971
John Glaister Jnr died.

On this day in 1893
Noah Morris was born.

Anne RobertsonOn this day in 1997
Anne Robertson died.

On this day in 1873
John Guy was born.

On this day in 1869
Duncan Francis Brown was born.

On this day in 1863
John Alexander Tarrell was born.

On this day in 1874
George Lamb was born.

On this day in 1870
William Milligan McCormick was born.

On this day in 1867
Edward Miller was born.

On this day in 1841
Henry Skey Muir was born.

On this day in 1862
Landel Rose Oswald was born.

On this day in 1869
John Ritchie was born.

On this day in 1866
Gavin Russell was born.

On this day in 1881
Robert Mitchell Bernard was born.

On this day in 1879
John Colquhoun was born.

On this day in 1888
John Garrett was born.

On this day in 1878
John Gillies was born.

On this day in 1889
Robert Johnston was born.

On this day in 1889
Mary Shaw McWhirter was born.

On this day in 1880
Alexander John Mitchell was born.

On this day in 1887
Elizabeth Davidson Smith was born.

On this day in 1880
Thomas Morrison Watt was born.

On this day in 1873
Edward Roberts Weir was born.

On this day in 1879
James Robertson Sweet Wilson was born.

On this day in 1999
Mieczysław Bagiński died.

On this day in 1882
Waldo Hilary Dunn was born.

On this day in 1891
Robert Hay was born.

Kate Thomson's medal, side-viewOn this day in 1893
Kate Thomson was born.

On this day in 1913
Su Ting was born.

James Witherspoon in Matriculation Album (GUA26678)On this day in 1777
James Witherspoon died.

On this day in 1892
Edith Jane Wilson was born.