On This Day: 9th of November

On this day in 1870:

Students Celebrate Move to Gilmorehill
On this Wednesday night, the students hold a torchlight procession to celebrate the move to Gilmorehill.

On this day in 1938:

Keep Fit
The Principal reported to the Court that a "Keep Fit Class for Women Students" was being conducted at the Queen Margaret Union until such time as a female instructress could be appointed to act under the supervision of the University Physical Training Instructor.

Births and Deaths

On this day in 1888
Jean Omer Marie Gabriel Monnet was born.

Sir Charles WilsonOn this day in 2002
Sir Charles Wilson died.

Agnes Borthwick at Georgetown (standing, centre)On this day in 1949
Agnes Borthwick died.

On this day in 1845
Charles Badham died.

Arthur BallantyneOn this day in 1954
Arthur Ballantyne died.

On this day in 1980
Pearl Jephcott died.

On this day in 1863
Alexander Mathieson Kinghorn was born.

On this day in 1869
Kerr Lochhead was born.

On this day in 1871
John Longwill was born.

On this day in 1856
Alexander Campbell Morrison was born.

On this day in 1875
Arthur West Wilkie was born.

On this day in 1878
David Young Buchanan was born.

On this day in 1881
James Forsyth was born.

On this day in 1882
Florence Mann was born.

On this day in 1886
Roger Gordon McDowall was born.

On this day in 1887
Marion Stewart Orr was born.

On this day in 1868
William Ramsay was born.

On this day in 1887
Janet Gillespie Reid was born.

On this day in 1879
John Waugh Scott was born.

On this day in 1884
Tennant Sloan was born.

Henry Nisbet Turner, Matriculation Slip 1892-93On this day in 1876
Henry Nisbet Turner was born.

On this day in 1884
Jessie Lind Walker was born.

WD Lamont with his class at Cairo UniversityOn this day in 1982
William Dawson Lamont died.

On this day in 2013
Ira Earle Farrington died.

On this day in 1896
Ewen Lamont was born.

Isabella McDonald Urquhart On this day in 1962
Isabella McDonald Urquhart died.

On this day in 1949
T. Harold Hughes died.

On this day in 1890
William Gebbie was born.

On this day in 1892
William Jardine Weir was born.

On this day in 1896
Robert Simpson Watson was born.

On this day in 1893
Flora McDonald Smith was born.