On This Day: 5th of July

On this day in 1712:

Brown's Bursary
The Principal informed the Faculty that he had received £323.4s Scots, part of the sum owed by the late William Carmichael on account of Colonel David Brown.

On this day in 1948:

National Health Service
The National Health Service was introduced in the United Kingdom. The creation of the NHS resulted in the absorption by the University of the St Mungo's and the Anderson's Colleges of Medicine, and the acquisition of the Anderson's College Building on Dumbarton Road. The Glasgow Dental School had already been incorporated in the Faculty of Medicine, in preparation for the expected surge in demand for trained dentists.

On this day in 1952:

Graduation of the first Cameroon-born student
Alex Baba Gwan-NullaAlexander Baba Gwan-Nulla, born in Bali, west of Bamenda in 1920, graduated MBChB from the University.

Births and Deaths

Professor Macquorn RankineOn this day in 1820
Macquorn Rankine was born.

Sir Robert Muir, c 1900On this day in 1864
Sir Robert Muir was born.

John MauchlineOn this day in 1902
John Mauchline was born.

William Gillies WhittakerOn this day in 1944
William Whittaker died.

On this day in 1903
John Conn was born.

On this day in 1988
David Anderson died.

On this day in 1874
John Knight was born.

On this day in 1869
Robert Mcfarlane Marshall was born.

On this day in 1875
John Aiton Todd was born.

On this day in 1874
David Graham Cadenhead was born.

On this day in 1876
Jemima Wright Downie was born.

On this day in 1883
Thomas Scott Forrest was born.

On this day in 1885
Andrew Garvie was born.

On this day in 1890
Ashie Main was born.

On this day in 1889
Norman McFarlane was born.

On this day in 1866
James Malloch Robertson was born.

On this day in 1884
James Charles Donaldson Simpson was born.

On this day in 1955
Mary Simpson died.

On this day in 1872
Peter Donald Strachan was born.

On this day in 1876
Alexander Wason was born.

On this day in 1890
Carl Ludwig Theodor Roscher was born.

On this day in 1888
John Joseph Gibb was born.

On this day in 1891
Rona Pinkerton McAdam was born.

On this day in 1909
Misha Louvish was born.

On this day in 1787
David Welsh was born.

Konrad Beothy, matriculation slip 1933-34On this day in 1958
Konrád Beöthy died.

On this day in 1821
Alexander Macdonald Halket was born.

On this day in 1894
Elizabeth Mary Wyllie was born.

On this day in 1893
James Prowse Broom was born.

On this day in 1892
Samuel John Henderson was born.

George H GibsonOn this day in 1986
George Hunter Gibson died.

On this day in 1896
Mary Margaret Tyre Campbell was born.

On this day in 1895
Lewis Livingstone Fotheringham was born.