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On This Day: 2nd of November

On this day in 1874:

The first indoor patients are admitted to the Western Infirmary
The first indoor patients are admitted to the Western Infirmary. Within a couple of days two medical and two surgical wards are completely filled.

On this day in 1967:

Adam Smith Building
The Adam Smith Building was formally opened by the political scientist, Sir Denis Brogan. The building had been in use since January that year.

On this day in 1967:

Winning the 1967 Hamilton by-election for the SNP
Winnie EwingThe victory of Winnie Ewing in the 1967 Hamilton by-election, thrust the SNP and issues of Scottish independence and devolution onto the Scottish political agenda.

Births and Deaths

Archbishop Fairfoul's Coat of ArmsOn this day in 1663
Andrew Fairfoul died.

On this day in 1962
Angus Matheson died.

Andrew NashOn this day in 2010
Andrew Nash died.

Thomas AndersonOn this day in 1874
Thomas Anderson died.

On this day in 1864
Robert Stuart Guthrie Anderson was born.

On this day in 1866
Duncan Colquhoun Stewart Blacklock was born.

On this day in 1868
James Wood Boyd was born.

On this day in 1861
James Clark was born.

On this day in 1884
Hugh MacIntyre was born.

On this day in 1862
Charles Alexander MacKechnie was born.

On this day in 1870
William Goudie Skinner was born.

On this day in 1869
George Mervyn Sydenham was born.

Tom Johnston's matriculation record, 1907On this day in 1881
Tom Johnston was born.

James FraserOn this day in 1890
James Fraser was born.

On this day in 1882
James Currie Auchencloss was born.

On this day in 1878
Robert David Campbell was born.

On this day in 1874
John Crow was born.

On this day in 1885
John Parlane Kinloch was born.

On this day in 1888
Elsie Helen Mackintosh was born.

On this day in 1884
Kenneth Macleod was born.

On this day in 1883
Frank William Martin was born.

On this day in 1871
George Ogilvie was born.

On this day in 1943
Alexander Stewart Wilson died.

On this day in 1855
Johan Henrik Emil Schück was born.

On this day in 1893
William Dempster was born.

On this day in 1890
Williamima Mary McColl was born.

James Robertson Cowper MackintoshOn this day in 1890
James Robertson Cowper Mackintosh was born.

On this day in 1890
Thomas Ferguson was born.

On this day in 1886
John Nairn Dobbie was born.

On this day in 1884
Robert Fletcher Colquhoun was born.

On this day in 1891
William Murdoch Cumming was born.

On this day in 1893
William Dick Allan was born.