On This Day: 5th of October

On this day in 2005:

Dalrymple Lectureship
The Court appointed Professor Stephen Driscoll, Professor of Historical Archaeology and Research Director of GUARD, as a member of the Board of Curators of the Dalrymple Lectureship to replace Professor Malcolm McLeod who was standing down

Births and Deaths

On this day in 1892
Alexander Kirk died.

On this day in 1868
Anthony McCall was born.

On this day in 1880
Bethia Shanks Alexander was born.

On this day in 1886
Janet Sands Duncan was born.

On this day in 1876
John Henderson was born.

On this day in 1887
Alexander Kirkhope was born.

On this day in 1878
Alex. Armstrong MacFarlane was born.

On this day in 1862
Adam Gordon Macleod was born.

On this day in 1884
James McFarlane was born.

On this day in 1880
Gavin Muir was born.

On this day in 1878
Robert Paterson was born.

On this day in 1891
Carnegie Andrew was born.

On this day in 1890
William Dewar was born.

On this day in 1892
Frank Herbert Fearby was born.

On this day in 1892
Helen Isobel Winifred Kerr-Taylor was born.

On this day in 1893
Donald Alex. Stewart McLeish was born.

Dennis Gilles with the University's first computer, c.1959On this day in 2013
Dennis Cyril Gilles died.

On this day in 1892
William George Jenkins was born.

On this day in 1892
Helen Isobel Winifred Kerr was born.

On this day in 1890
Francis John Shepherd was born.

On this day in 1893
William Monteith was born.