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On This Day: 20th of April

On this day in 1813:

Raising the Dead
The Faculty considered a proposal that "whereas it appears that the College has been in considerable danger from students being involved in raising dead bodies for the purpose of private dissection... in future any student who shall be guilty of such improper conduct shall be expelled...". The Faculty approved the proposal.

Births and Deaths

Robert FoulisOn this day in 1707
Robert Foulis was born.

On this day in 1726
James Hay 15 Earl of Errol was born.

Sheina MarshallOn this day in 1896
Sheina Marshall was born.

James MackintoshOn this day in 1966
James Mackintosh died.

On this day in 1952
James Spittal Buchanan died.

On this day in 1867
John Campbell was born.

Dr John Innes Brownlee (far right) and familyOn this day in 1860
John Innes Brownlee was born.

On this day in 1869
Thomas Hamilton was born.

On this day in 1865
David Stiell was born.

On this day in 1868
John Tennent was born.

On this day in 1871
James Dunlop Octavus Wilson was born.

On this day in 1875
William Smith Allan was born.

On this day in 1890
Mary Black was born.

On this day in 1877
Hugh Brown was born.

On this day in 1872
William Adam Burns was born.

On this day in 1882
James Cook was born.

On this day in 1889
Robert Corbett Corbett was born.

On this day in 1886
Walter Dawson was born.

On this day in 1884
William Winks Ferrie was born.

On this day in 1886
Robert Gibson was born.

On this day in 1890
Janet McKean Gray was born.

On this day in 1884
William Higgins was born.

On this day in 1874
John Lewis was born.

On this day in 1876
Donald Macaulay was born.

On this day in 1874
Edward MacKay was born.

On this day in 1874
William Montgomerie was born.

On this day in 1889
Robert Binnie Pettigrew was born.

On this day in 1886
Margaret Gibson Russell was born.

On this day in 1889
Robert Weir was born.

On this day in 1890
George Linton Hall Brough was born.

On this day in 1884
James Anstruther Smith was born.

On this day in 1901
Wilhelmina Jeanie Mary Hunter was born.

Walter John Jackson CoatsOn this day in 1891
Walter John Jackson Coats was born.

On this day in 1885
Walter John May was born.

On this day in 1893
Frederick Colquhoun Logan was born.