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Scottish historian Gilbert Burnet was born on 18 September 1643.
Scottish inventor David Dunbar Buick was born on 17 September 1854.
King James VII of Scotland died on 16 September 1701.
The Hector emigrant ship left Loch Broom bound for Canada on 15 September 1773.
Scottish geographer Robert Gordon of Straloch was born on 14 September 1580. ...
Scottish politician and former Labour Party leader John Smith was born on 13 September 1938.
Scottish horticulturist William McNab died on 12 September 1848.
The Battle of Stirling Bridge was fought on 11 September 1297.
The Battle of Pinkie Cleugh was fought on 10 September 1547. ...
King James IV of Scotland was killed at the Battle of Flodden Field on 9 September 1513.
'Whisky Galore' director Alexander Mackendrick was born on 8 September 1912.
The Porteous Riots occured on 7 September 1736.