On this day in history

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The QE2 passenger liner was launched on 20 September 1967. ...

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Scottish painter William Dyce was born on 19 September 1806.

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Scottish historian Gilbert Burnet was born on 18 September 1643.

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Scottish inventor David Dunbar Buick was born on 17 September 1854.

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King James VII of Scotland died on 16 September 1701. ...

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The Hector emigrant ship left Loch Broom bound for Canada on 15 September 1773.

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Scottish geographer Robert Gordon of Straloch was born on 14 September 1580. ...

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Scottish horticulturist William McNab died on 12 September 1848.

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The Battle of Stirling Bridge was fought on 11 September 1297.

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The Battle of Pinkie Cleugh was fought on 10 September 1547. ...

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King James IV of Scotland was killed at the Battle of Flodden Field on 9 September 1513.

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'Whisky Galore' director Alexander Mackendrick was born on 8 September 1912.

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