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Archibald Campbell, First Duke of Argyll, died on 25 September 1703.

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Edward Balliol was crowned at Scone on 24 September 1332.

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St Adomnan of Iona died on 23 September 704AD. ...

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Scottish politician George Younger was born on 22 September 1931.

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The Battle of Prestonpans was fought on 21 September 1745.

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The QE2 passenger liner was launched on 20 September 1967. ...

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Scottish painter William Dyce was born on 19 September 1806.

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Scottish historian Gilbert Burnet was born on 18 September 1643.

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Scottish inventor David Dunbar Buick was born on 17 September 1854.

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King James VII of Scotland died on 16 September 1701.

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The Hector emigrant ship left Loch Broom bound for Canada on 15 September 1773.

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Scottish geographer Robert Gordon of Straloch was born on 14 September 1580. ...

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