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King Robert III of Scotland was born on 14 August 1337.

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Scottish lexicographer Sir William Craigie was born on 13 August 1867.

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Scottish singer Roy Williamson died on 12 August 1990.

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Scottish steel magnate and philanthropist Andrew Carnegie died on 11 August 1919. ...

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Scottish painter Allan Ramsay died on 10 August 1784.

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Scottish civil engineer Thomas Telford was born on 9 August 1757.

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King James IV of Scotland married Margaret Tudor on 8 August 1503.

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Lord Kitchener began a huge recruitment campaign days after the outbreak of World War I, on 7 August 1914. ...

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Scottish painter David Allan died on 6 August 1796. ...

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Scottish entertainer Sir Harry Lauder was born on 4 August 1870. Read more about his life on our Scottish History ...

04/08/2018

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King James II was killed during the siege of Roxburgh Castle on 3 August 1460. ...

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Scottish inventor Alexander Graham Bell died on 2 August 1922. ...

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