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Colin Campbell, 1st Baron Clyde was born on 20 October 1792.

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Scotland's first public hire sedan chairs became available on 19 October 1687.

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Queen consort Margaret Tudor died on 18 October 1541.

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The Skye Bridge opened on 16 October 1995.

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King James II of Scotland was born on 16 October 1430. ...

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The British battleship HMS Hawke was sunk by a U Boat on 15 October 1914. ...

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King Alexander III married Yolande of Dreux on 14 October 1285. ...

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Scottish painter Allan Ramsay was born on 13 October 1713.

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Broadcaster and author Magnus Magnusson was born on 12 October 1929.

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William Wallace and Andrew Murray wrote the Lubeck Letter on 11 October 1297.

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Scottish geologist and author Hugh Miller was born on 10 October 1802.

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Scottish actor James Finlayson died on 9 October 1953.

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