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On This Day: 20th of August

On this day in 1963:

Planning Permission for University Buildings
Planning permission was granted for the erection of a new refectory, a library and fine art building and the Adam Smith Building at the University.

Births and Deaths

Lord GlencorseOn this day in 1891
John Inglis Lord Glencorse died.

Raymond PoincaréOn this day in 1860
Raymond Poincaré was born.

On this day in 1863
James Allan Hogg was born.

On this day in 1863
Thomas Brown Hutcheson was born.

On this day in 1858
Hugh McCallum was born.

On this day in 1855
David Orr was born.

On this day in 1864
Andrew Aitken Barclay was born.

On this day in 1881
Margaret Dallas was born.

On this day in 1915
Andrew Marshall Downie died.

On this day in 1888
Agnes Hutton Fordyce was born.

On this day in 1887
Andrew Fotheringham was born.

On this day in 1874
Isaac Mackay Huey was born.

On this day in 1879
Alexander King was born.

On this day in 1879
David Dale Logan was born.

On this day in 1883
James Ferguson McCreath was born.

On this day in 1879
William McKendrick was born.

On this day in 1883
John McMillan was born.

On this day in 1887
Frederick Lewis Napier was born.

On this day in 1874
John Shearer was born.

On this day in 1875
Christian Cleland Wood Smith was born.

On this day in 1874
Donald Smith was born.

On this day in 1884
William Wallace was born.

On this day in 1883
Margaret Glendinning Muir was born.

On this day in 1889
Surendra Singh Bhagat was born.

On this day in 1953
Shigeya Kondo died.

On this day in 1892
John Humphries was born.

On this day in 1892
Thomas Duncan MacKenzie was born.

On this day in 1890
Ewen Stewart Macphee was born.

On this day in 1892
Peter Crawford Rankin was born.

On this day in 1892
Isabella Turner Patton was born.