James Watt (January 19, 1736 — August 25, 1819) FRS, FRSE was a Scottish inventor and mechanical engineer whose improvements to the Newcomen steam engine were fundamental to the changes brought by the Industrial Revolution in both his native Great Britain and the rest of the world.
Letitia Christian Tyler, wife of John Tyler, 10th president, died while he was in office. She had suffered a stroke prior to his presidency but was able to conduct business from her bedroom suite. She was a first lady for about one and a half years.
Colonel Sir Archibald David Stirling, DSO, OBE was the founder of the Special Air Service (SAS) a Scottish mountaineer, and a World War ll British Army Officer. He was born in November 15, 1915 Died November 4, 1990. He was educated at Trinity College, Cambridge.