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Religious reformer Andrew Melville was born on 1 August 1545. ...

01/08/2018

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The Kilmarnock Edition by Robert Burns was published on 31 July 1786. ...

31/07/2018

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Jimmy Reid announced the beginning of a work in at John Brown's Shipyard on 30 July 1971.

30/07/2018

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Mary Queen of Scots married Henry Stuart, Lord Darnley, on 29 July 1565. ...

29/07/2018

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Anne Stuart married Prince George of Denmark on 28 July 1683. ...

28/07/2018

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The Battle of Killiecrankie was fought on 27 July 1689. ...

27/07/2018

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King James IV of Scotland declared war on England on 26 July 1513. ...

26/07/2018

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Charles Macintosh, the inventor of the Mackintosh raincoat, died on 25 July 1843. ...

25/07/2018

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The Battle of Harlaw (or Cath Gairbheach) was fought on 24 July 1411 close to Inverurie, between Crown forces ...

24/07/2018

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Bonnie Prince Charlie, Charles Edward Stuart landed at Eriskay on 23 July 1745, beginning the Jacobite Rising. ...

23/07/2018

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Joan of England, the wife of King Alexander II of Scotland, was born on 22 July 1210. ...

22/07/2018

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Find out about the death of Scottish poet Robert Burns, who died on 21 July 1796 on this day in Scottish History. ...

21/07/2018

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