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The Battle of Dunbar took place on 27 April 1296, with the army of King Edward I defeating the forces of King John ...

27/04/2017

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The remarkable achievements of a man born into slavery who became the first African American to receive medical ...

27/04/2017

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A display of medieval seals and charters from Holyrood Abbey and Melrose Abbey will go on display at National ...

27/04/2017

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Scottish philosopher Thomas Reid, founder of the Scottish School of Common Sense was born on 26 April 1710.

26/04/2017

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Discover the final resting places of five remarkable Scots, with Peter Matthews, author of Who's Buried Where in ...

26/04/2017

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On 25 April 1946 the battleship HMS Vanguard was accepted for sea trials by the Royal Navy.

25/04/2017

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Mary Queen of Scots married Francis, Dauphin of France at Notre Dame de Paris on 24 April 1558.

24/04/2017

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King Charles II was crowned at Westminster Abbey in London on 23 April 1661.

23/04/2017

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Sir Henry Campbell-Bannerman, the first politician to be officially called Prime Minister, died on 22 April 1908. ...

22/04/2017

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John Muir, the Scottish-born naturalist known as the 'Father of the National Parks' was born on 21 April 1838.

21/04/2017

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A new £18.8 million sound preservation and access project has received a £9.5 million National Lottery grant to ...

20/04/2017

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The golden age of the ocean liner is the subject of a new summer exhibition at the Scottish Maritime Museum in ...

20/04/2017

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