On This Day: 6th of March

On this day in 1772:

Samuel Morell Shot
Samuel Morell, an Irish Presbyterian Minister at Tullylish and an alumnus of the University, was shot dead at Gilford Castle by members of the secret society the Hearts of Oak.

On this day in 1953:

Freedom of Information
Lord Radcliffe of Werneth delivered the Montague Burton Foundation Lecture in the University, on the subject of "Freedom of Information: A Human Right".

Births and Deaths

On this day in 1770
Archibald Hamilton Lord Hamilton was born.

Lewis Brodie GordonOn this day in 1815
Lewis Gordon was born.

On this day in 1706
Alexander Wodrow died.

On this day in 1863
Archibald Auld was born.

On this day in 1866
James Young was born.

On this day in 1855
Frederick Lowrie Duncan was born.

On this day in 1873
Homer Lenoir Ferguson was born.

On this day in 1859
James Mackie was born.

On this day in 1875
Gardiner Henderson Mackillop was born.

On this day in 1868
William Alexander Neish was born.

On this day in 1866
James Steel was born.

On this day in 1862
James Strachan was born.

On this day in 1890
James Hume Adams was born.

On this day in 1881
William Alexander Campsie was born.

On this day in 1882
John Stuart Chalmers was born.

On this day in 1887
Annie Anderson Craw was born.

On this day in 1887
Mary Ann Dewar was born.

On this day in 1882
Thomas Thornton Macklin Dishington was born.

On this day in 1890
Mary Christina Ferguson was born.

On this day in 1882
Walter Henderson was born.

On this day in 1877
Alfred Robert Maclurkin was born.

On this day in 1877
Robert Shaw Masterton was born.

On this day in 1877
Hugh Miller was born.

On this day in 1883
Margaret Munro was born.

On this day in 1878
John Arbuckle Swan was born.

B L Garr, Department of Engineering and Naval Architecture 1909-1910On this day in 1889
Banarsi Lal Garr was born.

On this day in 1890
Jane Malcolm Davidson was born.

On this day in 1890
Peter McGregor Dickson was born.

Jean Philippe Charles Le Harivel, matriculation slip 1936-37On this day in 2006
Jean Philippe Charles Le Harivel died.

On this day in 1856
Toshinobu Suda was born.

On this day in 1879
Peter Emil La Cour was born.

Alexander John Copeland's Matriculation Slip 1912-13On this day in 1894
Alexander John Copeland was born.