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Scottish steel magnate and philanthropist Andrew Carnegie died on 11 August 1919. ...

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Scottish painter Allan Ramsay died on 10 August 1784.

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Scottish civil engineer Thomas Telford was born on 9 August 1757.

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King James IV of Scotland married Margaret Tudor on 8 August 1503.

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Lord Kitchener began a huge recruitment campaign days after the outbreak of World War I, on 7 August 1914. ...

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Scottish painter David Allan died on 6 August 1796. ...

06/08/2019

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Scottish entertainer Sir Harry Lauder was born on 4 August 1870. ...

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King James II was killed during the siege of Roxburgh Castle on 3 August 1460. ...

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Scottish inventor Alexander Graham Bell died on 2 August 1922. ...

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Religious reformer Andrew Melville was born on 1 August 1545. ...

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The Kilmarnock Edition by Robert Burns was published on 31 July 1786. ...

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Jimmy Reid announced the beginning of a work in at John Brown's Shipyard on 30 July 1971.

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