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Alexander Fleming announced the discovery of penicillin on 30 September 1928.
Scottish poet William Topaz McGonagall died on 29 September 1902.
The Battle of the Clans took place on 28 September 1396.
Scotland's first passenger railway opened on 27 September 1831.
The RMS Queen Mary was launched on 26 September 1934.
Archibald Campbell, First Duke of Argyll, died on 25 September 1703.
Edward Balliol was crowned at Scone on 24 September 1332.
St Adomnan of Iona died on 23 September 704AD. ...
Scottish politician George Younger was born on 22 September 1931.
Bonnie Prince Charlie and his men claimed a decisive victory over government troops at the Battle of Prestonpans ...
The QE2 passenger liner was launched on 20 September 1967. ...
Scottish painter William Dyce was born on 19 September 1806.