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Scottish philosopher Thomas Reid died on 7 October 1796.
Piano manufacturer John Broadwood was born on 6 October 1732.
Scottish politician and brewer Alexander Keith was born on 5 October 1795.
The Boys Brigade was founded on 4 October 1883 in Glasgow.
The Treaty of Berwick was signed on 3 October 1357.
Scottish sociologist and town planner Patrick Geddes was born on 2 October 1854.
Scottish mathematician Robert Simson died on 1 October 1768.
Alexander Fleming announced the discovery of penicillin on 30 September 1928.
Scottish poet William Topaz McGonagall died on 29 September 1902.
The Battle of the Clans took place on 28 September 1396.
Scotland's first passenger railway opened on 27 September 1831.
The RMS Queen Mary was launched on 26 September 1934.