On this day in history

Discover what happened on any day of the year with our daily history guides.

Scottish folk singer Robin Hall was born on 27 June 1936. ...

27/06/2018

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The Company of Scotland, which launched the ill-fated Darien Scheme, was founded on 26 June 1695. ...

26/06/2018

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Henry de Bohun, an English knight, was killed at the Battle of Bannockburn by Robert the Bruce on 23 June 1314. ...

23/06/2018

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On 22 June 1679 the Battle of Bothwell Bridge was fought. ...

22/06/2018

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Thomas Douglas, 5th Earl of Selkirk, was born on 20 June 1771. ...

20/06/2018

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King James VI of Scotland was born on 19 June 1566. ...

19/06/2018

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The Battle of Waterloo was fought on 18 June 1815.

18/06/2018

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On 17 June 1567, Mary Queen of Scots was imprisoned at Loch Leven Castle. ...

17/06/2018

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Scottish golfer 'Old Tom Morris' was born on 16 June 1821.

16/06/2018

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Poet Thomas Campbell died in Boulogne, France on 15 June 1844.

15/06/2018

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John Logie Baird, the man who created the world's first successful publicly demonstrated television, died on 14 ...

14/06/2018

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Scientist James Clerk Maxwell was born on 13 June 1831. ...

13/06/2018

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