On This Day: 5th of September

On this day in 1702:

Foulis Properties
Robert FoulisThe Faculty appointed a committee to arrange the sale of houses in Bridgegate and the printing house and its pertinents in Shuttle Street, disponed to the University by the deceased Foulis brothers.

On this day in 2008:

Estelle Grover Lecture Award
Professor Mandy Maclean became the first woman and the first scientist working on research to understand basic mechanisms to deliver the prestigious Estelle Grover Award Lecture.

Births and Deaths

On this day in 1978
James Tumelty died.

On this day in 2012
James Archibald Prentice died.

Sir Walter RaleighOn this day in 1861
Sir Walter Raleigh was born.

On this day in 1868
James Kirkland was born.

James CampsieOn this day in 1867
James Campsie was born.

On this day in 1865
John Kirkhope was born.

On this day in 1869
John Colin Matheson was born.

On this day in 1948
James McRobert died.

James Henderson NicollOn this day in 1863
James Henderson Nicoll was born.

On this day in 1922
Allan Reid died.

On this day in 1867
James Cargill Thompson was born.

Tom JohnstonOn this day in 1965
Tom Johnston died.

On this day in 1885
Annie Gertrude Brock was born.

On this day in 1874
John McClure Brodie was born.

On this day in 1879
William Macalister Brown was born.

On this day in 1887
Margaret Bowie Cox was born.

On this day in 1875
James Hendry Grieve was born.

On this day in 1880
William Thomson Lindsay was born.

On this day in 1886
Mary Freeland Lorimer was born.

On this day in 1881
Ronald Mackinnon was born.

On this day in 1884
Thomas Muirhead was born.

On this day in 1882
Alexander Sutherland Ritchie was born.

On this day in 1883
Margaret Jardine Routledge was born.

On this day in 1880
Alfred Walter Stewart was born.

On this day in 1878
William Guthrie Strang was born.

On this day in 1880
Kyle Thomson was born.

On this day in 1888
Narendra Kumar Mitra was born.

On this day in 1886
Julian Rogerson was born.

Gabriel Hercules Malan matriculation slip 1914-15On this day in 1959
Gabriel Hercules Malan died.

On this day in 1813
William Wellwood Moncreiff died.

On this day in 1804
Somerville Forrester died.

On this day in 1890
William Wright was born.

Dorothy McMichael On this day in 1894
Dorothy McMichael was born.