On This Day: 6th of January

On this day in 1964:

Institute of Biochemistry
The Institute of Biochemistry was inaugurated by Sir Rudolph Peters, former Whiteley Professor of Biochemistry at the University of Oxford. The architects were Keppie, Henderson & Partners.

Births and Deaths

On this day in 1674
James Brydges 1st Duke of Chandos was born.

On this day in 1939
George Barger died.

On this day in 1987
John Rook died.

On this day in 1981
AJ Cronin died.

On this day in 1864
Robert McLachlan Banks was born.

On this day in 1860
William Clark was born.

On this day in 1864
James Collins died.

On this day in 1864
George Lapraik was born.

On this day in 1865
William Charles McLean was born.

On this day in 1863
Neil David McMichael was born.

On this day in 1866
Llewellyn McWhannell was born.

On this day in 1888
Andrew Clark Anderson was born.

On this day in 1878
Roberta Campbell was born.

On this day in 1873
John Thomson Clark was born.

On this day in 1876
James Craig was born.

On this day in 1884
Margaret Dunne was born.

On this day in 1880
William Ferguson was born.

On this day in 1874
John Harkness was born.

On this day in 1886
Thomas Marlin was born.

On this day in 1882
William Pettigrew McPherson was born.

On this day in 1887
Angus Millar was born.

On this day in 1889
William Lindsay Renwick was born.

On this day in 1877
David Spence was born.

On this day in 1884
Annie Thomson was born.

On this day in 1886
Edgar Severs Walton was born.

On this day in 1888
Mary Ferguson Wood was born.

On this day in 1872
John Doctor Young was born.

On this day in 1918
Donald Campbell Dunn was born.

Knut Magnus LindebergOn this day in 1875
Knut Magnus Lindeberg was born.

On this day in 1978
Lieutenant Gavin Morton Hood died.

William HornsbyOn this day in 1890
William Hornsby was born.

On this day in 1891
Maurice Smith Bryce was born.

On this day in 1888
Brigid Teresa Josephine Hayes was born.

On this day in 1825
Alexander George Thomson was born.

On this day in 1895
Mary McArthur Frew Hunter was born.