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Enjoy our growing archive of the latest news stories on Scottish history, archaeology and heritage, and in-depth, expert articles from curators, historians and authors…

Battle of Britain pilot Harbourne Mackay Stephen was born in Elgin on 18 April 1916.

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Nowadays we’re used to the idea of the royal family holidaying in Scotland, but in the mid 19th century, Queen ...

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Alexander Mackenzie, the Perthshire stonemason who became Prime Minister of Canada, died on 17 April 1892.

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The Battle of Culloden was fought on 16 April 1746, and saw Jacobite forces defeated by a Hanoverian army.

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The RMS Titanic sank in the north Atlantic at 2.20am on 15 April 1912.

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Ahead of the 200th anniversary of the birth of Queen Victoria, explore the life and reign of the queen with our ...

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James Crawford, presenter of the BBC series Scotland from the Sky explores Mousa Broch. ...

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A 4,000-year-old canine skull has been CT-scanned to form the basis of a project to digitally recreate the face of ...

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James Hepburn, Earl of Bothwell, the third husband of Mary Queen of Scots died on 14 April 1578.

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Explorer Hugh Clapperton died on 13 April 1827, whilst trying to discover the source of the Niger river.

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The Scottish National Party won its first election victory on 12 April 1945.

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Novelist John Galt, founder of the city of Guelph, died on 11 April 1839.

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