On this day in history

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The Treaty of Berwick was signed on 3 October 1357.

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Scottish sociologist and town planner Patrick Geddes was born on 2 October 1854.

02/10/2018

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Scottish mathematician Robert Simson died on 1 October 1768.

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Alexander Fleming announced the discovery of penicillin on 30 September 1928.

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Scottish poet William Topaz McGonagall died on 29 September 1902.

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The Battle of the Clans took place on 28 September 1396.

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Scotland's first passenger railway opened on 27 September 1831.

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The RMS Queen Mary was launched on 26 September 1934.

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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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