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On This Day: 22nd of April

On this day in 1893:

Women's Votes at Rectorial Elections
The clerk reported to the Senate the opinion of a committee appointed to consider whether women students were entitled to vote in Rectorial elections. The committee members agreed that women who were matriculated students at the time of an election were entitled to vote.

On this day in 1924:

First international student to obtain a PhD from the University
Ivan Sutherland, PhD thesis 1924Ivan Lorin George Sutherland, born in New Zealand, graduated PhD from the University on 22 April 1924, making him the first international student to obtain a PhD at the University of Glasgow.

Births and Deaths

On this day in 1897
Martha Brown died.

On this day in 1801
Fox Maule Earl of Dalhousie was born.

On this day in 1950
Robert Miles was born.

On this day in 1861
Robert Brownlee Barr was born.

Henry Campbell-Bannerman's library register record - detail from page, 1852On this day in 1908
Sir Henry Campbell-Bannerman died.

On this day in 1871
Robert Carswell was born.

On this day in 1874
Archibald Hamilton Charteris was born.

On this day in 1867
Malcom Gillies was born.

On this day in 1919
James Hinshelwood died.

On this day in 1868
George Innes was born.

On this day in 1866
Henry Donald McKechnie was born.

On this day in 1867
James Robert McCheyne Miller was born.

On this day in 1867
Joseph Bateman Morton was born.

On this day in 1870
Daniel Wright was born.

On this day in 1867
Robert Zuill was born.

On this day in 1880
William Thomas Bolton was born.

On this day in 1872
James Alexander Stewart Burges was born.

On this day in 1890
Thomas Arthur Cleghorn was born.

On this day in 1880
Charles Milligan Drew was born.

On this day in 1886
Robert Houston was born.

On this day in 1889
Hugh MacTavish was born.

On this day in 1883
John McColl was born.

On this day in 1889
William Gibb McCracken was born.

On this day in 1884
James Muir was born.

On this day in 1885
Janet Margaret Rae was born.

On this day in 1882
Lachlan McMillan Ross was born.

On this day in 1878
George Stewart was born.

On this day in 1888
William Taylor was born.

Tatsu Okubo, Naval Architecture Class c.1898On this day in 1871
Tatsu Okubo was born.

On this day in 1889
Donald McKay Stalker was born.

On this day in 1903
Lillian Florence Rennix was born.

Medical Dinner Book, 1913, Front CoverOn this day in 1891
Peter Alexander McCallum was born.

On this day in 1892
Alexander Hislop Hall was born.

On this day in 1879
John Watson Kelly was born.

James Ewart Kennedy Cook, matriculation slip, 1912-13On this day in 1889
James Ewart Kennedy Cook was born.

On this day in 1926
Wilfred Sweeny was born.

On this day in 1893
Christina Blair Buchanan was born.

On this day in 1893
Duncan McLaren was born.

On this day in 1895
Elizabeth Dodd was born.