Scottish History Timeline (Late 20th Century; 1950-99)

Note that, within a single year, events are not necessarily presented in chronological order.

Previous Period
c.1950 Aberdeen Arts Centre (Aberdeen City) Opened
c.1950 Gairloch Heritage Museum (Highland) Built
1950 (Robert) Douglas Strachan died - Stained glass artist
1950 Alexander (Alex) Hugh Norton born - Television and screen actor
1950 Charles Alexander Stevenson died - Lighthouse engineer
1950 Cluny House (Perth and Kinross) Created
1950 Dr. (William) Baird Ross died - Organist and composer
1950 Faskally, Loch (Perth and Kinross) Opened
1950 Helen Liddell (Baroness Liddell of Coatdyke) born - Politician and broadcaster
1950 James Braid died - Golfer and golf course designer
1950 John (Jocky) Wilson born - Darts player
1950 King George V Park (City of Edinburgh) Created
1950 Lord (Thomas) Murray Elder (Baron Elder of Kirkcaldy) born - Politician
1950 Oban Phoenix Cinema (Argyll and Bute) Opened
1950 Percy Unna died - Environmentalist and philanthropist
1950 Peter Fraser died - New Zealand politician
1950 Princess Anne (The Princess Royal, Anne Mountbatten-Windsor) born - Hard-working Royal
1950 Robert (Robbie) Coltrane born - Comedian and actor
1950 Robert (Robbie) McIntosh born - Rock musician
1950 Simon Cadell born - Actor
1950 Sir Harry Lauder died - Singer and music hall entertainer
1950 Sloy Power Station (Argyll and Bute) Opened
1950 Sloy-Awe Hydro-Electric Power Scheme (Argyll and Bute) Opened
1950 Stewart Milne born - Businessman
1950 Stone of Destiny Stolen
1950 Stornoway Power Station (Western Isles) Opened
1950 Tullos Primary School (Aberdeen City) Established
1950 Knockshinnoch Castle Pit Disaster
1951 (James) Eric Drummond (16th Earl of Perth) died - Diplomat and politician
1951 (James) Gordon Brown born - Politician
1951 Alexander (Alex) Duff born - Scotland's first professional darts player
1951 Andrew (Andy) Irvine born - Rugby player
1951 Andrew Greig born - Author and poet
1951 Benevean, Loch (Highland) Opened
1951 Clunie Dam (Perth and Kinross) Built
1951 Corrichie Battlefield (Aberdeenshire) Erected
1951 Cowal Hydro-Electric Power Scheme (Argyll and Bute) Opened
1951 Douglas (Doug) Allan born - Wildlife cameraman and photographer
1951 George Udny Yule died - Pioneering statistician
1951 Glenkiln Sculptures (Dumfries and Galloway) Erected
1951 Grudie Bridge Power Station (Highland) Opened
1951 Jack Vettriano (Jack Hoggan) born - Painter
1951 James (Jim) McColl born - Entrepreneur and engineer
1951 James Naughtie born - Broadcaster and political journalist
1951 Kenneth (Ken) Robertson Bruce born - Broadcaster
1951 Kenneth (Kenny) Hyslop born - Drummer
1951 Mullardoch, Loch (Highland) Opened
1951 Osborne Henry Mavor (James Bridie) died - Playwright and promoter of the arts
1951 Pitlochry Dam (Perth and Kinross) Built
1951 Pitlochry Fish Ladder (Perth and Kinross) Opened
1951 Pitlochry Power Station (Perth and Kinross) Opened
1951 Robert Broom died - Palaeontologist
1951 Roseanna Cunningham born - Nationalist politician
1951 Sir David Murray born - Entrepreneur
1951 Sir Edward MacColl died - Engineer and pioneer of hydro-electricity in Scotland
1951 Sir Kenneth (Kenny) Dalglish born - Perhaps Scotland's most successful football player
1951 Sloy, Loch (Argyll and Bute) Opened
1951 Tarsan, Loch (Argyll and Bute) Opened
1952 Affric-Beauly Hydro-Electric Power Scheme (Highland) Opened
1952 Allan Wells born - Athlete
1952 Bervie Brow (Aberdeenshire) Opened
1952 Clan Macpherson Museum (Highland) Opened
1952 Colin Friels born - Actor
1952 Commando Monument (Highland) Erected
1952 Crathie Court (Glasgow City) Built
1952 Daldowie Crematorium (Glasgow City) Opened
1952 David Byrne born - Punk-rock singer and guitarist
1952 David Knopfler born - Musician
1952 David McLetchie born - Politician
1952 Desmond (Des) Browne (Lord Browne of Ladyton) born - Politician and lawyer
1952 George Cornet died - Olympic champion
1952 Gordon McQueen born - Footballer
1952 Isla St. Clair (Isabella Margaret Dyce) born - Singer and television personality
1952 Kerry Falls Power Station (Highland) Opened
1952 Lussa Loch (Argyll and Bute) Opened
1952 Meg Ritchie Stone born - Athlete
1952 Michael Cathel Fallon born - Politician
1952 Michael Marra born - Song-writer
1952 Murrayfield Ice Rink (City of Edinburgh) Opened
1952 Prof. Andrew Cowper Lawson died - Geologist
1952 RAF Buchan (Aberdeenshire) Opened
1952 Reginald Francis Joseph Fairlie died - Architect
1952 Sir Hugh Roberton died - Conductor and composer
1952 Sir James Lithgow (1st Baronet Ormsary) died - Shipbuilding magnate and philanthropist
1952 Sir William (Bill) Gammell born - Entrepreneur and sportsman
1952 Storr Lochs (Highland) Opened
1952 Storr Lochs Hydro-Electric Power Scheme (Highland) Opened
1952 The Very Rev. Dr John Chalmers born - Clergyman
1952 Timothy (Tim) Stead born - Furniture designer, wood sculptor and conservationist
1952 Victor Alexander John Hope (8th Earl of Hopetoun; 2nd Marquis of Linlithgow) died - Viceroy of India
1952 William (Willie) Dunn (Junior) died - Innovative golfer and golf-course designer, who is said to have had a profound effect on the development of the sport in the USA
1952 William Boyd born - Author
1953 Alistair Darling (Lord Darling of Roulanish) born - Politician
1953 Anthony (Tony) Charles Lynton Blair born - Politician and British Prime Minister
1953 Bernera Bridge (Western Isles) Opened
1953 Calum Macdonald born - Musician and founder of the Gaelic folk-rock bank Runrig, with his brother Rory (b.1949)
1953 David John Maclean (Lord Blencathra) born - Politician
1953 Donald (Donnie) Munro born - Gaelic rock musician
1953 Drumry Railway Station (West Dunbartonshire) Opened
1953 Fiona Margaret Mactaggart born - Politician
1953 Galabank (Dumfries and Galloway) Opened
1953 Gavin Esler born - Journalist, broadcaster and author
1953 Graeme James Souness born - Football player and manager
1953 Gregor Fisher born - Actor
1953 James (Jim) Leishman born - Football coach and manager
1953 James (Jimmy) Henderson Finlayson died - Actor
1953 James (Midge) Ure born - Rock star
1953 James Williamson died - Engineer
1953 John Sessions (John Gibb Marshall) born - Erudite comedian and actor
1953 Lerwick Power Station (Shetland) Opened
1953 Malcolm Young born - Rock musician
1953 Monktonhall Colliery Site (Midlothian) Opened
1953 Provost Skene's House (Aberdeen City) Opened
1953 Queen Elizabeth Forest Park (Stirling) Created
1953 Queenie Brig (Aberdeenshire) Opened
1953 Reg McKay born - Crime-writer
1953 Rhod Sharp born - Broadcaster
1953 SRUC Elmwood Campus (Fife) Established
1953 Sam Torrance born - Golfer
1953 Sir Frank Mears died - Town planner and architect
1953 Sir Muirhead Bone died - Artist
1953 Sir William Charters Patey born - Diplomat
1953 Southend Community Hall (Western Isles) Built
1953 Steven Campbell born - Artist
1953 Walter Wilfrid Blackie died - Publisher
1954 Adam House (City of Edinburgh) Opened
1954 Agnes (Aggie) MacKenzie born - Television presenter
1954 Alexander (Alex) Salmond born - Politician and First Minister of Scotland
1954 Annie Lennox born - Singer
1954 Barony A-Frame (East Ayrshire) Built
1954 David Couper Thomson died - Publisher
1954 David Waterson died - Artist
1954 David Wilkie born - Swimmer
1954 Dounreay (Highland) Opened
1954 Dr George McGavin born - Author, broadcaster and entomologist
1954 Eastfield Cemetery (North Lanarkshire) Opened
1954 George Galloway (Gorgeous George) born - Controversial politician, facetiously known as 'Gorgeous George'
1954 Iain Banks born - Author
1954 Iain Duncan Smith born - Politician and short-time Leader of the Conservative Party
1954 Ian Callum born - Car designer
1954 Ian Stark born - Equestrian Olympic champion
1954 Isobel Buchanan born - Operatic soprano
1954 James (Jim) Wallace (Lord Wallace of Tankerness) born - Politician
1954 John Colville (Baron Clydesmuir of Braidwood) died - Industrialist and politician
1954 Luichart, Loch (Highland) Opened
1954 Madonna and Child (Western Isles) Erected
1954 People's Story Museum (City of Edinburgh) Opened
1954 RAF Aird Uig (Western Isles) Opened
1954 Robert (Bertie) Charles Forbes died - Journalist and financier
1954 Sir Brian Souter born - Entrepreneur
1954 Sir Michael Bruce Forsyth (Baron Forsyth of Drumlean) born - Politician
1954 Tulliallan Castle (Fife) Established
1954 Watch Water Reservoir (Scottish Borders) Opened
1955 (James) Herbert MacNair died - Architect and designer
1955 Alan Hansen born - Footballer and broadcaster
1955 Alexander Ormiston Curle (A.O. Curle) died - Archaeologist and museum administrator
1955 Andrew (Andy) Gray born - Footballer, enthusiastic sports commentator and analyst
1955 Andrew (Andy) Mooney born - Businessman
1955 Angus McKinnon Young born - Rock musician
1955 Archibald (Archie) Simpson died - Golfer and golf course designer
1955 Brian Taylor born - Political correspondent
1955 Burntisland Emergency Railway Control Centre (Fife) Built
1955 Captain Archibald Henry Maule Ramsay died - Fascist, imprisoned for treason during the Second World War
1955 Clachan Power Station (Argyll and Bute) Opened
1955 Cluanie, Loch (Highland) Opened
1955 David Kirkwood (1st Lord Kirkwood of Bearsden) died - Policitian, who was one of the Red Clydesiders
1955 Derek Longmuir born - Drummer and founding member of the "tartan teen sensations" Bay City Rollers
1955 Errochty, Loch (Perth and Kinross) Opened
1955 Finlarig Power Station (Perth and Kinross) Opened
1955 Girvan Primary School (South Ayrshire) Built
1955 Gladstone Monument (City of Edinburgh) Erected
1955 Gordon Brewer born - Political broadcaster
1955 Herma Ness (Shetland) Designated
1955 Isabel Newstead born - Paralympic athlete
1955 Janice Galloway born - Writer for the Scottish postmodernist school
1955 John Matthew died - Architect
1955 Kirsty Wark born - Journalist and broadcaster
1955 Museum of Childhood (City of Edinburgh) Opened
1955 Polmadie Bridge (Glasgow City) Opened
1955 Prof. David Garland born - Criminologist and sociologist
1955 Richard Murphy born - Architect
1955 Sally Magnusson born - Broadcaster
1955 Sir Alexander Fleming died - Medical Scientist
1955 Sir Robin Wales born - Mayor of Newham
1955 Timothy (Tim) Chalk born - Artist and sculptor
1955 Upper Glendevon Reservoir (Perth and Kinross) Opened
1955 Val McDermid born - Prolific crime writer
1955 William (Willie) Miller born - Footballer
1955 William Lamb Memorial Studio (Angus) Opened
1956 Bilston Burn (Midlothian) Designated
1956 Breadalbane Hydro-Electric Power Scheme (Stirling) Opened
1956 Brian Robertson born - Musician
1956 David Mach born - Sculptor and installation artist
1956 Diomhan, Gleann (North Ayrshire) Designated
1956 Fred MacAulay born - Comedian and broadcaster
1956 Glen Shira Hydro Electric Scheme (Argyll and Bute) Opened
1956 Helen Denerley born - Sculptor
1956 Helen Duncan ('Hellish Nell') died - Spiritualist, medium and the last person to be imprisoned for witchcraft in Britain
1956 Lourdes Secondary School (Glasgow City) Established
1956 Loyne, Loch (Highland) Opened
1956 Lucy (Noël) Leslie (Countess of Rothes; Lucy Noël Dyer-Edwardes) died - Titanic survivor and philanthropist
1956 Lumir Soukup born - Landscape and environmental artist
1956 Margaret (Maggie) Reilly born - Singer and songwriter
1956 Meig, Loch (Highland) Opened
1956 Michael McIntyre born - Olympic sailor
1956 Moffat Hills (Scottish Borders) Designated
1956 Paul Grime born - Artist
1956 Saughtree Railway Station (Scottish Borders) Closed
1956 Shira, Lochan (Argyll and Bute) Opened
1956 Sir John Auld Mactaggart of King's Park died - Builder and philanthropist
1956 Sir John Stirling Maxwell died - Wealthy landowner, who became a founder member of the National Trust for Scotland
1956 Sir William Wright Smith died - Botanist and plant hunter
1956 Thomas (Tommy) Burns born - Footballer and football manager
1956 Torry Point Battery (Aberdeen City) Closed
1957 Achanalt Power Station (Highland) Opened
1957 Arthur 'Archie' James Robertson died - Athlete
1957 Black Hill Transmitting Station (North Lanarkshire) Opened
1957 Burntisland Emergency Railway Control Centre (Fife) Closed
1957 Christian (Chris) Jane Fergusson (Christian Stark; Christina Stark) died - One of the 'Glasgow Girls' group of artists
1957 David Fowler McIntyre died - Airline pioneer
1957 David Gow born - Inventor of the i-Limb prosthetic hand
1957 Dundreggan, Loch (Highland) Opened
1957 Elphinstone Research Centre (East Lothian) Opened
1957 Fergus Ewing born - Politician
1957 Glascarnoch, Loch (Highland) Opened
1957 Glenlatterach Reservoir (Moray) Opened
1957 Glenmoriston Power Station (Highland) Opened
1957 Graeme Kelling born - Musician
1957 Hebrides Missile Range (Western Isles) Opened
1957 Jack Buchanan died - Actor and Producer
1957 James (Jim) Mellon born - Financier
1957 John Beattie born - Rugby internationalist turned broadcaster
1957 John K. Clark born - Stained-glass artist
1957 John Maclauchlan Milne died - Artist
1957 Matthew Dalziel born - Artist
1957 Melanie Reid born - Journalist
1957 Michael Caton-Jones born - Film director, producer and actor
1957 Mossford Power Station (Highland) Opened
1957 Osbert Guy Stanhope Crawford died - Aerial archaeologist
1957 Our Lady of the Isles (Western Isles) Erected
1957 RAF Saxa Vord (Shetland) Opened
1957 Richard (Ricky) Ross born - Song-writer and singer
1957 Sir Murdoch Macdonald died - Civil engineer and politician
1957 Skerries Bridge (Shetland) Opened
1957 St Fillans Power Station (Perth and Kinross) Opened
1957 St Kilda Military Base (Western Isles) Opened
1957 Vaich, Loch (Highland) Opened
1957 Kames Pit Disaster
1958 Adrian Wisniewski born - Artist
1958 Alexander (Sandy) Lyle born - Golfer
1958 Cameron Sharp born - Sprinter
1958 Castle Douglas High School (Dumfries and Galloway) Established
1958 Craigend Water Tower (Glasgow City) Opened
1958 Craiglockhart Sports Centre (City of Edinburgh) Opened
1958 David Newton born - Jazz pianist, accompanist and educator
1958 Derek William Dick (Fish) born - Rock musician
1958 Elaine Constance Smith born - Actress and comedienne
1958 Francis George Scott died - Composer
1958 Frederick (Fred) Anderson Goodwin born - Financier, responsible for the biggest loss in UK banking history
1958 Garthamlock Water Tower (Glasgow City) Opened
1958 Gary Lewis (Gary Stevenson) born - Actor
1958 Iolaire Memorial (Western Isles) Erected
1958 Irvine Welsh born - Author and playwright
1958 James Robertson born - Author and poet, writing mostly in the Scots language
1958 James William Barke died - Radical author
1958 Kenneth (Kenny) MacAskill born - Politician
1958 Marie Charlotte Carmichael Stopes died - Social Reformer, author, suffragette and scientist
1958 Moray Callum born - Car designer
1958 Muirhouse Water Tower (North Lanarkshire) Opened
1958 Peter Capaldi born - Film and television actor and director
1958 Peter John Howson born - Painter
1958 Peter Thomas Anthony Manuel died - Notorious murderer
1958 Rev. Archibald (Archie) Eneas Robertson (A. E. Robertson) died - Munro-bagger
1958 Robert W. Service died - Poet and author
1958 Royal Highland Centre (City of Edinburgh) Opened
1958 Sir Alexander Gibb died - Civil engineer
1958 Sir John Anderson (1st Viscount Waverley) died - Administrator and Politician
1958 Sir William Burrell died - An eccentric ship-owner and compulsive collector of art and antiques
1958 Stronuich Reservoir (Perth and Kinross) Opened
1958 Stuart Adamson born - Rock musician
1958 Walter Elliot (Colonel Walter Elliot) died - Politician, writer and broadcaster
1958 William Alexander Agnew died - Mechanical engineer
1959 Alexander (Alex) McLeish born - Football player and manager
1959 Andrew Marr born - Journalist and political correspondent
1959 Bearyards Water Tower (East Dunbartonshire) Opened
1959 Black Watch Memorial (Dundee City) Erected
1959 Broughton House (Dumfries and Galloway) Opened
1959 Cassley Power Station (Highland) Opened
1959 Chapelcross Nuclear Power Station (Dumfries and Galloway) Opened
1959 Charles (Charlie) Burchill born - Musician
1959 Charles Kennedy born - Politician
1959 Derek Holmes born - Railwayman
1959 Dounreay (Highland) Opened
1959 Dr. Alexander Murray Cockburn died - Geologist
1959 Dr. Gillian McKeith born - Controversial nutritionist, broadcaster and author
1959 Dr. Richard Budgett born - Olympic gold-medal winner and Chief Medical Officer to the British Olympic Association
1959 Duchally Power Station (Highland) Opened
1959 Edwin Muir died - Poet and novelist
1959 Gerard Kelly (Paul Kelly) born - Actor and comedian
1959 Giorra, Loch (Perth and Kinross) Opened
1959 Graham Hills Building (Glasgow City) Built
1959 Heather Ripley (Heather Glaisyer) born - Child actress
1959 James (Jim) Kerr born - Rock singer
1959 James Beattie Michie died - Architect and artist
1959 James McBey died - Artist, noted for his etchings and dry point engravings
1959 Judy Murray (Judy Erskine) born - Celebrity tennis coach
1959 Kirkcaldy Crematorium (Fife) Opened
1959 Liberton High School (City of Edinburgh) Established
1959 Lorraine Kelly born - Television presenter and journalist, known for her cheery personality
1959 Maxwell Caulfield (Maxwell Newby) born - Actor
1959 Mortonhall Crematorium and Cemetery (City of Edinburgh) Opened
1959 Muriel Gray born - Author, broadcaster and businesswoman
1959 Nick Nairn born - Chef and broadcaster
1959 Peter Mullan born - Actor, director and screen-writer
1959 Pollock Halls of Residence (City of Edinburgh) Built
1959 Robert Smyth McColl died - Footballer and corner-shop entrepreneur
1959 Sheena Easton (Sheena Shirley Orr) born - Pop singer
1959 Siobhan Redmond born - Actress
1959 Sir James MacMillan born - Composer and conductor
1959 William Douglas Weir (1st Viscount Weir) died - Industrialist
1959 Auchengeich Colliery Disaster
1959 Broughty Ferry Lifeboat Disaster
c.1960 Abercairny (Perth and Kinross) Built
?1960 Robert McCann born - Hollywood makeup artist and stylist
1960 Anne Mackenzie born - Broadcaster and journalist
1960 Cairngorm Mountain (Highland) Opened
1960 Chliostair Hydro-Electric Scheme (Western Isles) Opened
1960 David Marshall Lodge (Stirling) Opened
1960 Elish Angiolini born - First female Lord Advocate
1960 Ellan Bridge (Highland) Opened
1960 Eric Temple Bell died - Mathematician and author
1960 Ethel MacDonald died - Radical, who became known as the Scottish Scarlet Pimpernel
1960 Frank Lloyd died - Film director
1960 Garscadden Railway Station (Glasgow City) Opened
1960 Golf Street Railway Station (Angus) Opened
1960 Ian Rankin (Jack Harvey) born - Author
1960 Invernaver Nature Reserve (Highland) Designated
1960 Jack Wilson McConnell (Lord McConnell of Glenscorrodale) born - First Minister of Scotland
1960 James (Jim) Prime born - Musician
1960 John MacQueen Cowan died - Botanist and plant-hunter
1960 Katherine Marjory Murray (Duchess of Atholl; Marchioness of Tulliebardine) died - Politician
1960 Kenneth (Ken) Currie born - Painter
1960 Linlithgow Bridge (West Lothian) Opened
1960 Nicol Stephen (Lord Stephen of Lower Deeside) born - Politician
1960 North Ford Causeway (Western Isles) Constructed
1960 Paul Coia born - Broadcaster
1960 Phillip (Phil) Cunningham born - Folk musician, composer and record producer
1960 Queen's Bridge (Perth and Kinross) Opened
1960 Richard Jobson born - Film director, writer and musician
1960 Shin Hydro-Electric Power Scheme (Highland) Opened
1960 Sir (John) Ninian Comper died - Church architect
1960 Sir Giles Gilbert Scott died - English architect
1960 St Vigeans Pictish and Mediaeval Stone Museum (Angus) Opened
1960 Steve Bronski (Steven William Forrest) born - Musician and gay activist
1960 The Cumbernauld Theatre (North Lanarkshire) Opened
1960 Thomas Galloway Dunlop Galbraith (2nd Lord Strathclyde) born - Politician
1961 Albyn Bing (West Lothian) Closed
1961 Andrew Crumey born - Author and journalist
1961 Auld Kirk Museum (East Dunbartonshire) Opened
1961 Bhlaraidh Reservoir (Highland) Opened
1961 Carol Smillie born - Television presenter
1961 Chliostair, Loch (Western Isles) Opened
1961 Conon Hydro-Electric Power Scheme (Highland) Opened
1961 Cuaich Aqueduct (Highland) Opened
1961 Dr. Liam Fox born - Politician
1961 Gilbert Bain Hospital (Shetland) Built / Opened
1961 Glashan, Loch (Argyll and Bute) Opened
1961 Graham McTavish born - Actor
1961 Helena McEwen born - Author and painter
1961 James (Jimmy) Somerville born - Pop singer, known for his falsetto voice, song-writer and gay activist
1961 Jerry Sadowitz born - Comedian and magician
1961 John Duncan Fergusson (J.D. Fergusson) died - Painter
1961 John MacDonald MacCormick died - Lawyer and Nationalist
1961 Keith Brown born - Politician
1961 Linn Cemetery (Glasgow City) Opened
1961 Millburn Academy (Highland) Established
1961 Ness Bridge (Highland) Opened
1961 Niddry Bing (West Lothian) Closed
1961 Orrin Reservoir (Highland) Opened
1961 Persephone Statue (Aberdeenshire) Erected
1961 Perth College UHI (Perth and Kinross) Established
1961 Prof. Susan (Sue) Margaret Black born - Forensic anthropologist
1961 Prof. Thomas Renton Elliott died - Medical scientist
1961 Robert Carlyle born - Actor
1961 Rory Bremner born - Impressionist and comedian
1961 Selkirk Transmitting Station (Scottish Borders) Opened
1961 Shereen Nanjiani born - Broadcaster, who has become one of the most recognisable faces on Scottish television
1961 Sir Thomas (Tom) Blane Hunter born - Entrepreneur and philanthropist
1961 Susan Boyle born - Singer
1961 Victoria Bridge (South Ayrshire) Opened
1961 William Shepherd Morrison (Viscount Dunrossil of Valaquie) died - Politician
1962 Alan Johnston born - Broadcast journalist
1962 Ali Smith born - Author and playwright
1962 Alistair (Ally) McCoist born - Football player
1962 Baleshare Causeway (Western Isles) Constructed
1962 Balhousie Castle (Perth and Kinross) Opened
1962 Ballochmyle Bridge (East Ayrshire) Opened
1962 Balmossie Halt (Angus) Opened
1962 Black Esk Reservoir (Dumfries and Galloway) Opened
1962 Blythe Duff born - Actress
1962 Charles (Charlie) Reid born - Rock singer and half of The Proclaimers with his twin brother Craig
1962 Claire Grogan born - Actress and singer
1962 Craig Ferguson born - Comedian, TV, stage and screen actor
1962 Craig Reid born - Rock singer and half of The Proclaimers with his twin brother Charlie
1962 David Gordon Mundell born - Politician
1962 David Michael Barclay Sole born - Rugby internationalist
1962 Eskdalemuir Seismological Station (Dumfries and Galloway) Opened
1962 Five Sisters Business Park (West Lothian) Closed
1962 Ford Kiernan born - Comedy actor
1962 Garry-Moriston Hydro-Electric Power Scheme (Highland) Opened
1962 Gavin Hastings born - Rugby player
1962 Jackie Bird (Jackie Macpherson) born - Journalist and television presenter, who became best-known faces and voices in Scotland
1962 James Shearer died - Architect
1962 John (Ian) Bartholomew died - Cartographer
1962 John Gordon Sinclair born - Actor
1962 John Hannah born - Actor
1962 John Maxwell died - Artist
1962 John Waldegrave Blyth died - Industrialist and art collector
1962 Kaye Adams born - Journalist, television and radio presenter
1962 Kincardine Power Station (Fife) Opened
1962 Les Wallace born - World champion arts player
1962 Livishie Power Station (Highland) Opened
1962 Michael Clark born - Controversial dancer and choreographer
1962 Millerhill Depot (City of Edinburgh) Opened
1962 Moncreiffe House (Perth and Kinross) Built
1962 Nicky Campbell born - Disc-jockey and television personality
1962 Pen Hadow (Rupert Nigel Pendrill Hadow) born - Polar explorer
1962 Perth Crematorium (Perth and Kinross) Opened
1962 Peter Wishart born - Musician and politician
1962 Prestongrange Industrial Heritage Museum (East Lothian) Closed
1962 Prof. Ian Aird died - Surgeon, who developed the kidney transplant in the UK
1962 Robert (Bob) McGregor McIntyre died - Motorcycle racer, renowned for his daring and bravery, which earned him the soubriquet The Flying Scotsman
1962 Robert Colquhoun died - Artist
1962 Rossie School (Angus) Built
1962 Sir John Helias Finnie McEwen died - Politician, land-owner and minor poet
1962 Sir Robert Inglis died - Railway engineer and administrator
1962 Steven (Steve) Hislop born - Controversial motorcycling champion, regarded by fellow riders as the fastest man ever on a motorcycle
1962 Stuart Sutcliffe died - Pop musician
1962 The Bell Tower (City of Edinburgh) Erected
1962 The Five Sisters (West Lothian) Closed
1962 Thomas Clapperton died - Sculptor
1963 Alexander George Robertson Mackenzie (A.G.R. Mackenzie) died - Architect
1963 Andrew Fairlie born - Chef and restaurateur
1963 Angus MacFadyen born - Actor
1963 Armando Iannucci born - Comedy writer, producer and satirist
1963 Biggar Gasworks Museum (South Lanarkshire) Closed
1963 Colin Montgomerie born - Golfer
1963 Dundee Airport (Dundee City) Opened
1963 Hamilton (Hammy) McMillan born - International curler
1963 Highland Council Headquarters (Highland) Opened
1963 Joan Eardley died - Painter
1963 Kindrogan Field Centre (Perth and Kinross) Opened
1963 Kingdom Shopping Centre (Fife) Opened
1963 Lena Zavaroni born - Child pop-star
1963 Mary Gordon (Mary Gilmour) died - Actress
1963 Maurice (Mo) Johnston born - Controversial football player
1963 Monar, Loch (Highland) Opened
1963 Nant Power Station (Argyll and Bute) Opened
1963 Penelope Beaton died - Artist
1963 Prof. Margaret Fairlie died - Medical scientist and Scotland's first female professor
1963 Scottish Universities Environmental Research Centre (South Lanarkshire) Established
1963 Sir Patrick Dollan died - Activist and reformer, identified as one of the 'Red Clydesiders', who went on to become one of Glasgow's most influential Lord Provosts
1963 Stephen Jardine born - Television journalist and presenter
1963 Stirling Livestock Centre (Stirling) Opened
1963 The Tolbooth Museum (Aberdeenshire) Opened
1963 Thomas (Tom) McKean born - Athlete
1963 Wendy Alexander born - Politician
1963 William Henry (W.H.) Ogilvie died - Poet and writer
1964 A823(M) Motorway (Fife) Constructed
1964 Adam Alexander Crozier born - Businessman
1964 Alan Warner born - Novelist
1964 Bowland Station (Scottish Borders) Closed
1964 Captain Neil Boyd Watson McEacharn died - Garden designer
1964 Clyde Tunnel (Glasgow City) Constructed
1964 Elizabeth (Liz) McColgan (Liz Lynch) born - Athlete
1964 Evanton Station (Highland) Closed
1964 Ewan Vernal born - Musician
1964 Fiona Bruce born - Journalist and broadcaster
1964 Fiona Hyslop born - Politician
1964 Forth Road Bridge (City of Edinburgh) Opened
1964 Gracemount House (City of Edinburgh) Built / Opened
1964 Hunterston 'A' Nuclear Power Station (North Ayrshire) Opened
1964 Islay Hospital (Argyll and Bute) Built / Opened
1964 John Burdon Sanderson Haldane (J.B.S. Haldane) died - Biologist and geneticist
1964 Kate Muir born - Journalist
1964 Loch Turret Reservoir (Perth and Kinross) Opened
1964 Lorraine McIntosh born - Singer and actress
1964 M90 Motorway (City of Edinburgh) Constructed
1964 Mary O'Rourke (Master Joe Petersen; Mary Lethbridge) died - The Phenomenal Boy Singer
1964 Mawcarse Station (Perth and Kinross) Closed
1964 Peter Niven born - National hunt jockey, who has ridden 1000 winners
1964 Prof. Iain Stewart born - Academic and television presenter
1964 Ravelston House (City of Edinburgh) Established
1964 Sir Alexander Knox Helm died - Diplomat
1964 St Andrew's Roman Catholic Church (Dumfries and Galloway) Built
1964 Stephen Conroy born - Painter
1964 Strathaven Airfield (South Lanarkshire) Opened
1964 The Lockerbie Little Theatre (Dumfries and Galloway) Opened
1964 Thomas (Tommy) Sheridan born - Infamous poll tax campaigner and founder of the Scottish Socialist Party
1964 University of Strathclyde (Glasgow City) Established
1964 William Maxwell Aitken (1st Lord Beaverbrook) died - Newspaper tycoon and politician
1964 Yvonne Murray born - Athlete
1965 Alan Cumming born - Stage, television and screen actor
1965 Alexander L. Russell died - Stained glass artist and educator
1965 Alexander Mackenzie died - Actor
1965 Anne Redpath died - Painter
1965 Cables Wynd House (City of Edinburgh) Built
1965 Cruachan Power Station (Argyll and Bute) Opened
1965 Cruachan Reservoir (Argyll and Bute) Opened
1965 David O'Hara born - Actor
1965 Dougray Scott (Stephen Scott) born - Stage and screen actor
1965 Eddie Mair born - Broadcaster
1965 Erik Chisholm died - Composer
1965 Evelyn Glennie born - Classical percussionist and composer
1965 Glen Finglas Reservoir (Stirling) Opened
1965 Glenforsa Airfield (Argyll and Bute) Opened
1965 Hazel Irvine born - Sports presenter
1965 Inverawe Power Station (Argyll and Bute) Opened
1965 James Robb Scott died - Railway architect
1965 Joanne Kathleen Rowling (J. K. Rowling) born - Author
1965 John Leslie (John Leslie Stott) born - Controversial television presenter
1965 Killin Junction Station (Stirling) Closed
1965 Luib Station (Stirling) Closed
1965 Lynn Ferguson (Lynn Ferguson Tweddle) born - Actress and screen-writer
1965 Macdonald Aviemore Resort (Highland) Built
1965 Marti Pellow (Mark McLachlan) born - Vocalist with pop group Wet Wet Wet
1965 Methil Power Station (Fife) Opened
1965 Poldrate Mill (East Lothian) Closed
1965 Prof. (Thomas) Graham Brown died - Mountaineer and neurophysiologist
1965 Prof. Tony Pollard born - Archaeologist
1965 Rhona Cameron born - Stand-up comedienne
1965 Robert (Rob) Wainwright born - Rugby internationalist
1965 Sir Winston Churchill died - Prime Minister, wartime leader and outstanding orator
1965 St James' Centre (City of Edinburgh) Opened
1965 The Corran Halls (Argyll and Bute) Opened
1965 The White Church (Perth and Kinross) Opened
1965 Thomas (Tom) Johnston died - Politician
1965 West Lothian College (West Lothian) Established
1965 William (Willie) Gallacher died - Politician, trade unionist and Red Clydesider
1965 William Angus died - Scientist and politician
1966 Balranald Nature Reserve (Western Isles) Designated
1966 Corbiewood Stadium (Stirling) Opened
1966 Cumbernauld Airport (North Lanarkshire) Opened
1966 Denise Mina born - Crime novelist and playwright
1966 Douglas (Dougie) Vipond born - Musician, sports commentator and media personality
1966 Elliot Bunney born - Athlete
1966 Glasgow Airport (Renfrewshire) Opened
1966 HM Prison Glenochil (Clackmannanshire) Built
1966 Heriot-Watt University (City of Edinburgh) Established
1966 Hugh Fraser (Lord Fraser of Allander) died - Retailing entrepreneur
1966 Little Sparta (South Lanarkshire) Created
1966 Louise Scullion born - Artist
1966 Macdonald Aviemore Resort (Highland) Opened
1966 Myreton Motor Museum (East Lothian) Opened
1966 Old Royal Station (Aberdeenshire) Closed
1966 Pollok Country Park (Glasgow City) Created
1966 Rhona Howie (Rhona Martin) born - Curling champion
1966 Robert MacBryde died - Painter and theatre set designer
1966 Strathallan Airfield (Perth and Kinross) Opened
1966 Tain & District Museum (Highland) Opened
1966 Tavish Scott born - Politician
1966 Tay Road Bridge (Dundee City) Opened
1966 William (Willie) Logan died - Flamboyant building contractor, entrepreneur and Freeman of Dingwall
1967 Alan Ronald Nall-Cain (Lord Brocket) died - Member of Parliament and Nazi sympathiser, who was the infamous absentee landlord of the Knoydart Estate
1967 Alexander (Alex) Marshall (Tattie Marshall) born - Championship bowler
1967 Alick Isaacs died - Virologist, who discovered interferon
1967 Andrew (Andy) Clyde died - Actor
1967 Branchton Railway Station (Inverclyde) Opened
1967 Celtic win European Cup
1967 Clynelish Distillery (Highland) Opened
1967 Cockenzie Power Station (East Lothian) Opened
1967 David Patrick Maxwell Fyfe (1st Earl of Kilmuir) died - Politician and Lawyer
1967 Douglas Alexander born - Politician
1967 Duncan Macrae died - Actor
1967 Gareth Hoskins born - Architect
1967 Gordon Ramsay born - Controversial chef and entrepreneur, known as a perfectionist in the kitchen
1967 Inverness Ice Centre (Highland) Opened
1967 Jean Dunlop Cadell died - Actress
1967 John Barrowman born - Actor and singer
1967 Kagyu Samye Ling Buddhist Monastery and Tibetan Centre (Dumfries and Galloway) Opened
1967 Lochty Private Railway (Fife) Opened
1967 Major George Sherriff died - Plant hunter and botanist
1967 Michael Gove born - Politician
1967 Motherwell Campus of New College Lanarkshire (North Lanarkshire) Established
1967 Neil Oliver born - Television presenter and archaeologist
1967 Norah Mears (Norah Geddes) died - Landscape architect
1967 Papa Westray Airport (Orkney) Opened
1967 Pollok House (Glasgow City) Opened
1967 QE2 launched
1967 Sanday Airport (Orkney) Opened
1967 Sharleen Spiteri born - Singer
1967 Stromness Reservoir (Orkney) Opened
1967 The Corrieshalloch Gorge (Highland) Designated
1967 University Main Library (City of Edinburgh) Built
1967 University of Dundee (Dundee City) Established
1967 University of Stirling (Stirling) Established
1967 Victoria Hospital (Fife) Built / Opened
1967 Westray Airport (Orkney) Opened
1967 William Laughton Lorimer died - Classical scholar
1968 Anniesland Court (Glasgow City) Built
1968 Bell's Sports Centre (Perth and Kinross) Opened
1968 Coatbridge Freightliner Terminal (North Lanarkshire) Opened
1968 Colin McRae born - Rally car driver
1968 Dalraddy Holiday Park (Highland) Opened
1968 Daniela Nardini born - Actress
1968 David Hume Bridge (Scottish Borders) Opened
1968 Deborah (Debbie) Knox born - Curling champion
1968 Dollan Aqua Centre (South Lanarkshire) Opened
1968 Donald Duff died - Surgeon and mountain rescue pioneer
1968 Eastwood Park (East Renfrewshire) Created
1968 Fife College (Fife) Established
1968 Fife Folk Museum (Fife) Opened
1968 Finlay Currie died - Character actor
1968 Frigate Unicorn (Dundee City) Opened
1968 Fruid Reservoir (Scottish Borders) Opened
1968 George Bain died - Artist who became known as the father of modern Celtic design
1968 James (Jim) Clark died - Motor racing driver
1968 James Peebles Ewing Kennaway died - Novelist and scriptwriter
1968 Joseph (Joe) Corrie died - Poet and playwright
1968 Kirsty Young born - Television and radio presenter
1968 Liberton Hospital (City of Edinburgh) Built / Opened
1968 Lochinvar (Dumfries and Galloway) Opened
1968 Margaret Morton born - Curling champion
1968 Mark Bonnar born - Actor, Born in East Kilbride (South Lanarkshire), Bonnar moved with his parents to Stonehouse and then Edinburgh, where he was educated at Leith Academy
1968 North Ronaldsay Airfield (Orkney) Opened
1968 Our Lady's High School (North Lanarkshire) Established
1968 Prof. Jason Leitch born - Civil servant
1968 Ronni Ancona born - Impressionist, comedienne and actress
1968 Royal Naval Armaments Depot Coulport (Argyll and Bute) Opened
1968 Sarah Smith born - Political reporter and television presenter
1968 Shirley Ann Robertson born - Olympic sailor
1968 Stuart Murdoch born - Pop singer
1968 Thomas (Tommy) Armour died - Golfer
1968 Unst Airport (Shetland) Opened
1968 Whiteadder Reservoir (East Lothian) Opened
1968 William (Billy) Boyd born - Actor
1969 Allan McNish born - Motor racing driver
1969 Almondell and Calderwood Country Park (West Lothian) Created
1969 Ashley Jensen born - Actress
1969 Backwater Reservoir (Angus) Opened
1969 Catriona Matthew born - Golfer
1969 Centre for Ecology & Hydrology (Midlothian) Established
1969 City Halls and Old Fruit Market (Glasgow City) Opened
1969 Clan Donnachaidh Museum (Perth and Kinross) Opened
1969 Commander Colin Campbell Mitchell died - Engineer and inventor of the steam catapult
1969 Conon Bridge (Highland) Opened
1969 Deans Industrial Estate (West Lothian) Opened
1969 Dr. Heather Reid (Heather with the Weather) born - Meteorologist and broadcaster
1969 Dudley Dexter Watkins (Dudley D. Watkins) died - Cartoonist and Illustrator
1969 Ella Logan (Georgina Armour Allan) died - Singer and actress
1969 Fair Isle Airstrip (Shetland) Opened
1969 Foula Airstrip (Shetland) Opened
1969 Gavin Maxwell died - Author
1969 Jim Clark Motorsport Museum (Scottish Borders) Opened
1969 John MacDonald Bannerman (Lord Bannerman of Kildonan) died - Sports personality and Gaelic activist
1969 Loch Insh Outdoor Centre (Highland) Opened
1969 Logan Botanic Garden (Dumfries and Galloway) Created
1969 Lynebank Hospital (Fife) Built / Opened
1969 Meadowbank Stadium (City of Edinburgh) Opened
1969 Melrose Railway Station (Scottish Borders) Closed
1969 Papa Stour Airstrip (Shetland) Opened
1969 Paul Lawrie born - Golf champion
1969 Prof. Sir James Davidson Stuart Cameron died - Physiologist
1969 Rory McCann born - Screen actor
1969 SRUC Oatridge Campus (West Lothian) Established
1969 Shelley Jofre born - Journalist
1969 Sir William Russell Flint died - Popular artist and illustrator
1969 St Andrew's Roman Catholic Church (West Lothian) Built
1969 Stephen Hendry born - Snooker player
1969 Stuart David born - Musician and novelist
1969 Tamara Kennedy born - Stage and television Actress
1969 The Scottish Fisheries Museum (Fife) Opened
1969 West Water Reservoir (Scottish Borders) Opened
1969 Whiteinch Interchange (Glasgow City) Constructed
c.1970 British Underwater Test and Evaluation Centre (Highland) Opened
1970 Air Chief Marshall Sir Hugh Dowding (Lord Dowding of Bentley Priory) died - Air Force Commander
1970 Anne McKevitt born - Interior designer and entrepreneur
1970 Dallas Campbell born - Television presenter and actor
1970 David Peacock born - Bowler
1970 Dr. Thomas (Tom) Patey died - Mountaineer
1970 Gary Anderson born - Darts player
1970 Greg Hemphill born - Comedian
1970 Iain Norman Macleod died - Politician
1970 Inverkip Power Station (Inverclyde) Opened
1970 Kingston Bridge (Glasgow City) Opened
1970 Lagganlia Centre for Outdoor Education (Highland) Opened
1970 Loch Fleet National Nature Reserve (Highland) Designated
1970 Longannet Power Station (Fife) Opened
1970 M898 Motorway (Renfrewshire) Constructed
1970 Nelson Mandela Bridge (West Lothian) Opened
1970 Nicola Sturgeon born - Politician
1970 Robert Henderson Blyth died - Landscape painter
1970 Royal Commonwealth Pool (City of Edinburgh) Opened
1970 Shetland College UHI (Shetland) Established
1970 Sir Archibald Sinclair of Ulbster (1st Viscount Thurso) died - Politician and landowner
1970 Stella Tennant born - Model
1970 The Gordon Aikman Lecture Theatre (City of Edinburgh) Built
1970 Wild Goat Park (Dumfries and Galloway) Created
1970 Wilhelmina (Willa) Muir (Willa Anderson) died - Author and translator
1970 William McCance died - Painter
1970 Commonwealth Games in Edinburgh
1971 (Rajinder) Tony Singh Kusbia born - Celebrity chef
1971 Aasmah Mir born - Broadcaster and journalist
1971 Bavelaw Marsh (City of Edinburgh) Designated
1971 Burra Bridge (Shetland) Opened
1971 Craig MacLean born - Cyclist
1971 Craigkelly Transmitting Station (Fife) Opened
1971 D. Alan Stevenson died - Lighthouse engineer
1971 David Marshall Coulthard born - Grand Prix racing driver
1971 David Tennant (David McDonald) born - Actor, who became the tenth Dr Who
1971 Dr. Thomas (Tom) J. Honeyman died - Director of the Glasgow Art Gallery
1971 Eday Airport (Orkney) Opened
1971 Erskine Bridge (West Dunbartonshire) Opened
1971 Ewan Gordon McGregor born - Actor
1971 Gail Porter (Gail Hipgrave) born - Television and radio presenter
1971 Greenfaulds High School (North Lanarkshire) Established
1971 Ibrox Disaster
1971 James Gray Stuart (Viscount Stuart of Findhorn) died - Politician
1971 John Boyd Orr (Lord Boyd Orr of Brechin) died - Nutritionist and Nobel Prize winner
1971 John Charles Walsham Reith (1st Baron Reith of Stonehaven) died - Engineer and Broadcasting Pioneer
1971 Karen Dunbar born - Comedienne and actress
1971 Kip Marina (Inverclyde) Built
1971 Kyle of Tongue Causeway (Highland) Constructed
1971 Loch Carnan Power Station (Western Isles) Opened
1971 Martyn Bennett born - Experimental musician
1971 Menzieshill High School (Dundee City) Established
1971 Michelle Mone (Michelle Allan, Baroness Mone) born - Entrepreneur and inventor of the Ultimo gel-filled bra
1971 RNAS Prestwick (South Ayrshire) Opened
1971 Ramada Hotel (Perth and Kinross) Built
1971 Red Moss of Balerno (City of Edinburgh) Designated
1971 Ronald Bradbury died - Architect
1971 Rubislaw Quarry (Aberdeen City) Closed
1971 Shetland Crofthouse Museum (Shetland) Opened
1971 Stronsay Airport (Orkney) Opened
1971 The Brunton Theatre (East Lothian) Built
1971 Tollcross Children's Farm (Glasgow City) Opened
1971 Trondra Bridge (Shetland) Opened
1971 University of Dundee Botanic Gardens (Dundee City) Created
1971 William Curley born - Master chocolatier and patissier
1971 Cairngorm Disaster
1972 Alison Sheppard born - Swimmer
1972 Anders Holch Povlsen born - Danish entrepreneur, fashion retailer, environmentalist and largest landowner in Scotland
1972 Anderston Centre (Glasgow City) Opened
1972 Andrew (Andy) Dunlop born - Musician
1972 Citadel Leisure Centre (South Ayrshire) Opened
1972 Clunas Reservoir (Highland) Opened
1972 Craignafeoch Reservoirs (Argyll and Bute) Opened
1972 David Talbot Rice died - Academic
1972 Douglas (Dougie) Payne born - Singer and musician
1972 Dunnikier House (Fife) Built
1972 Fetlar Airstrip (Shetland) Opened
1972 Francis (Frankie) Boyle born - Comedian
1972 Gordon Buchanan born - Wildlife film-maker and cameraman
1972 Highland Wildlife Park (Highland) Created
1972 Howden Park Centre (West Lothian) Opened
1972 Isle of Skye Airport (Highland) Opened
1972 Janice Rankin born - Curling champion
1972 John Grierson died - Director and film-maker who introduced the term 'documentary'
1972 John Wright Sports Centre (South Lanarkshire) Opened
1972 Johnny Ramensky ('Gentle Johnny'; John Ramsay; Yonas Ramanauckas) died - Heroic safe-breaker
1972 Jon Summers Baird (John S. Baird) born - Film director and producer
1972 Michelin Wind Farm (Dundee City) Opened
1972 National Museums Collection Centre (City of Edinburgh) Opened
1972 Neil Primrose born - Musician
1972 Sir (Edward Montague) Compton Mackenzie died - Author
1972 Sir Daniel (Danny) Alexander born - Banker and politician
1972 Sir Francis Chichester died - Yachtsman
1972 St Mary's Pleasance (East Lothian) Created
1972 Stephanie Cook born - Pentathlete
1972 Warout Stadium (Fife) Opened
1972 Whalsay Airstrip (Shetland) Opened
1973 Alexander Sutherland Neill (A.S. Neill) died - Radical educationalist
1973 Bradan, Loch (South Ayrshire) Opened
1973 Cardinal William Theodore Heard died - First post-Reformation Scottish Cardinal
1973 Clydeside Expressway (Glasgow City) Constructed
1973 Cornalees Visitor Centre (Inverclyde) Opened
1973 Dario Franchitti born - Racing driver
1973 Douglas (Dougie) Walker born - Athlete
1973 Douglas Douglas-Hamilton (14th Duke of Hamilton; 11th Duke of Brandon) died - Pioneering aviator and central character in the flight of Rudolf Hess during World War II
1973 Dumfries and Galloway College (Dumfries and Galloway) Established
1973 Francis (Fran) Healy born - Singer and song-writer
1973 James George Weir died - Industrialist and aeronautical pioneer
1973 Kevin McKidd born - Actor
1973 Kilmardinny House (East Dunbartonshire) Opened
1973 Local Government (Scotland) Act 1973
1973 Low Port Primary School (West Lothian) Established
1973 Neil Gunn died - Novelist
1973 North Hill (Orkney) Designated
1973 Paul Foster born - Bowler
1973 Peter Nicol born - Squash world champion
1973 Sir Robert Alexander Watson-Watt died - Physicist
1973 Sir William George Gillies (W. G. Gillies) died - Artist
1973 The Eastwood Park Theatre (East Renfrewshire) Opened
1973 Tryst Sports Centre (North Lanarkshire) Opened
1973 William Alexander Baxter died - Entrepreneur
1974 (Albert Edward) Harry (Mayer Archibald) Primrose (6th Earl of Rosebery) died - Politician and sportsman
1974 Artizan Bridge (West Dunbartonshire) Opened
1974 Ballachulish Bridge (Highland) Opened
1974 Bothwell Services (South Lanarkshire) Opened
1974 Calum's Road (Highland) Constructed
1974 Craigholm Bridge (South Ayrshire) Opened
1974 Donald Crisp died - Actor, film director and producer
1974 Dr. Kurt Hahn died - Educationalist and educational philosopher
1974 Eric Robert Linklater died - Author
1974 Fiona MacDonald born - Curling champion
1974 Fruitmarket Gallery (City of Edinburgh) Opened
1974 Hamilton Services (South Lanarkshire) Opened
1974 Harbour Arts Centre (North Ayrshire) Opened
1974 High Parks (South Lanarkshire) Created
1974 Highland Stoneware Pottery (Highland) Opened
1974 John (Johnny) Kirkland Reid born - Country music singer and song-writer
1974 John Menzies Campbell died - Dental historian
1974 Kilmarnock Bus Station (East Ayrshire) Opened
1974 Kilmory Castle (Argyll and Bute) Opened
1974 Knockhill (Fife) Opened
1974 Ninewells Hospital (Dundee City) Built / Opened
1974 Our Lady's High School (North Lanarkshire) Built
1974 Out Skerries Airstrip (Shetland) Opened
1974 Palacerigg Country Park (North Lanarkshire) Created
1974 Robert (Robbie) McIntosh died - Rock musician
1974 SRUC Barony Campus (Dumfries and Galloway) Established
1974 Sir Ivison Macadam died - Statesman
1974 Stephen Gallacher born - Golfer
1974 Susan Calman born - Comedian
1974 Thomas (Tom) Brewster born - International curler
1974 Westside Plaza (City of Edinburgh) Opened
?1975 Dalmeny Tank Farm (City of Edinburgh) Opened
1975 Aberdeen Crematorium (Aberdeen City) Opened
1975 Archibald Simpson Stone (Aberdeen City) Erected
1975 Auchindrain Museum (Argyll and Bute) Opened
1975 Balbeggie Booster Station (Perth and Kinross) Opened
1975 Brechin Booster Station (Angus) Opened
1975 Cruden Bay Booster Station (Aberdeenshire) Opened
1975 Dr. Katherine Grainger born - Most successful female rower in British history
1975 Dr. Sir John Martin Stagg died - Meteorologist, who set the date for D-Day
1975 Edith Bowman born - Broadcaster
1975 Fife Ness Lighthouse (Fife) Built
1975 Fort William Railway Station (Highland) Opened
1975 Gail McGrane (Gail Pirie) born - Weather forecaster
1975 Graeme Randall born - Judo champion
1975 HM Prison Cornton Vale (Stirling) Built
1975 Hans Matheson born - Actor
1975 Heatherbank Museum of Social Work (Glasgow City) Opened
1975 Helen Burness Cruickshank died - Poet and activist
1975 Hyman Levy died - Mathematician, philosopher and humanist
1975 James Robertson Justice died - Portly actor
1975 James Scott Reid (Lord Reid of Drem) died - Jurist and politician
1975 John Higgins born - Snooker player
1975 Katie (KT) Tunstall born - Singer and song-writer
1975 Keen of Hamar National Nature Reserve (Shetland) Designated
1975 Kinneil Terminal (Falkirk) Opened
1975 Kirkton Campus (West Lothian) Opened
1975 Kirsty McCabe born - Television weather presenter
1975 Largs Museum (North Ayrshire) Opened
1975 Lockerbie Creamery (Dumfries and Galloway) Opened
1975 Mary Ure died - Actress
1975 Muir Matheson died - Musical director and composer
1975 Netherley Booster Station (Aberdeenshire) Opened
1975 Newmilns Snow and Sports Complex (East Ayrshire) Opened
1975 North Sea oil comes ashore
1975 Peter Anson died - Although born in Portsmouth, Anson is remembered as a marine artist based in Morayshire
1975 Polish Map of Scotland (Scottish Borders) Erected
1975 Prof. Sir Robert Matthew died - Architect
1975 Rivergate Shopping Centre (North Ayrshire) Opened
1975 St Maurice's High School (North Lanarkshire) Established
1975 The Museum of Flight (East Lothian) Opened
c.1976 James Jackson died - Footballer
1976 Alastair Sim died - Edinburgh-born actor, particularly remembered for his comedy roles
1976 Betty Corrigall's Grave (Orkney) Erected
1976 Burns Mall (East Ayrshire) Opened
1976 Clydeford Bridge (South Lanarkshire) Opened
1976 Darren Burnett born - Bowler
1976 Douglas (Dougie) Stuart born - Booker-prize winning novelist
1976 Glenn Campbell born - Broadcaster and political journalist
1976 Hunterston 'B' Nuclear Power Station (North Ayrshire) Opened
1976 Jenni Falconer born - Television and radio presenter
1976 John Muir Country Park (East Lothian) Created
1976 Kelly Macdonald born - Actress
1976 Kirsty Hume born - Model
1976 Laura Kuenssberg born - Political correspondent
1976 Lerwick Airport (Shetland) Opened
1976 Loch of Kinnordy Nature Reserve (Angus) Designated
1976 Maclaurin Art Gallery (South Ayrshire) Opened
1976 Pitlochry High School (Perth and Kinross) Established
1976 Robin Laing born - Actor
1976 Ross McCall born - Actor
1976 Sir Basil Urwin Spence died - Architect, who attracted controversy for his contemporary designs
1976 Sir Christopher (Chris) Hoy born - Record-breaking cyclist
1976 South Newmoor Industrial Estate (North Ayrshire) Opened
1976 Stanley Cursiter died - Painter
1976 Strathnaver Museum (Highland) Opened
1976 The Centre (West Lothian) Opened
1976 The Eden Court Theatre (Highland) Opened
1976 The Magnum Centre (North Ayrshire) Opened
1976 The Thistles Shopping Centre (Stirling) Opened
1976 Whalsay Golf Course (Shetland) Opened
c.1977 Hunterston Terminal (North Ayrshire) Opened
1977 Alexander Cattanach died - Architect, noted particularly for his cinemas
1977 Andrew Lindsay born - Olympic gold-medallist
1977 Brucefield (West Lothian) Opened
1977 Cambuslang Footbridge (South Lanarkshire) Opened
1977 Crawford Arts Centre (Fife) Opened
1977 David Millar born - Competitive cyclist at the centre of a doping scandal
1977 Dougal Haston died - Mountaineer
1977 Dumfries and Galloway Aviation Museum (Dumfries and Galloway) Opened
1977 Edinburgh Airport (West Lothian) Opened
1977 Euan Cox died - Plant-hunter
1977 Flotta Oil Terminal (Orkney) Opened
1977 Gairloch Heritage Museum (Highland) Opened
1977 Helen Monro Turner died - Influential glass-engraver and illustrator
1977 Henry (Harry) Harvey Wood died - Founder of the Edinburgh Festival
1977 Joseph Dewar Hislop died - Operatic tenor
1977 Kinross Curling Rink (Perth and Kinross) Opened
1977 Lecht Ski Centre (Moray) Opened
1977 Muir of Dinnet (Aberdeenshire) Designated
1977 Muirmont Interchange (Perth and Kinross) Constructed
1977 Murchison House (City of Edinburgh) Built
1977 Museum of Islay Life (Argyll and Bute) Opened
1977 Scott Harrison born - Boxer
1977 Sir James Miller died - Housebuilder and politician
1977 Sir Ralph Alexander Cochrane died - Air Chief Marshall of the Royal Air Force
1977 St Fergus Gas Shore Station (Aberdeenshire) Opened
1977 The Queen's Way (Dumfries and Galloway) Constructed
1977 Thomas Godfrey Polson Corbett (2nd Lord Rowallan) died - Statesman
1977 Walter Pritchard died - Stained glass artist, mural painter and sculptor
1977 Wellgate Centre (Dundee City) Opened
1978 Alex Arthur born - Boxer
1978 Anneliese Dodds born - Politician, who became the first female Shadow Chancellor of the Exchequer in Britain
1978 Bandeath Industrial Estate (Stirling) Closed
1978 Castlehill Reservoir (Perth and Kinross) Opened
1978 Christopher (Chris) Paterson born - Rugby player
1978 Clauchlands Point (North Ayrshire) Designated
1978 Craigend Interchange (Perth and Kinross) Constructed
1978 Cuillin Hills National Scenic Area (Highland) Designated
1978 David Murdoch born - Curling champion
1978 David Smith born - Paralympic rower
1978 Dunbar's Close Garden (City of Edinburgh) Created
1978 Friarton Bridge (Perth and Kinross) Opened
1978 Heart of Scotland Services (North Lanarkshire) Opened
1978 Hugh MacDiarmid (Christopher Murray Grieve) died - Poet, nationalist and socialist
1978 IBM Railway Station (Inverclyde) Opened
1978 Julie Fowlis born - Folk singer
1978 Lawrence Tynes born - American footballer
1978 Neil Forsyth born - Author
1978 New Haig House (City of Edinburgh) Opened
1978 Robert Shaw died - Actor and novelist
1978 Ruth Davidson (Baroness Davidson of Lundin Links) born - Politican
1978 Scatsta Airport (Shetland) Opened
1978 Stobo Castle (Scottish Borders) Opened
1978 Sullom Voe Terminal (Shetland) Opened
1978 Sullom Voe Terminal Power Station (Shetland) Opened
1978 The Strathspey Railway (Highland) Opened
1978 Viorel Etko born - Wrestler
c.1979 Pilmuir Quarry (East Renfrewshire) Closed
1979 Archibald (Archie) Duncan died - Screen and television actor
1979 Argyle Street Railway Station (Glasgow City) Opened
1979 Bo'ness & Kinneil Railway (Falkirk) Opened
1979 Cafe Gandolfi (Glasgow City) Built
1979 Cromarty Bridge (Highland) Opened
1979 Dawyck Botanic Garden (Scottish Borders) Created
1979 Donald Bain died - Artist
1979 Edinburgh Synagogue (City of Edinburgh) Built / Opened
1979 Euan Burton born - Judo champion
1979 Inverclyde Royal Hospital (Inverclyde) Built / Opened
1979 Isle of Arran Heritage Museum (North Ayrshire) Opened
1979 James McAvoy born - Film and television actor
1979 John (Jack) Abbott died - Entrepreneur
1979 Neil Speirs born - Bowler
1979 Penmanshiel Tunnel (Scottish Borders) Erected
1979 Sighthill Stone Circle (Glasgow City) Erected
1979 Simon Neil born - Singer and musician
1979 The Queen's Hall (City of Edinburgh) Opened
1979 Timothy (Tim) Baillie born - Olympic champion
1979 Ve Skerries Lighthouse (Shetland) Built
c.1980 Bandeath Industrial Estate (Stirling) Opened
1980 Agnes Miller Parker died - Book illustrator and engraver
1980 Alford Valley Railway (Aberdeenshire) Opened
1980 Baillieston Interchange (Glasgow City) Constructed
1980 Beecraigs Country Park (West Lothian) Created
1980 Ben Johnston born - Singer and musician
1980 Birkhill Fireclay Mine (Falkirk) Closed
1980 City Art Centre (City of Edinburgh) Opened
1980 Clydebank Museum and Art Gallery (West Dunbartonshire) Opened
1980 Daer Reservoir (South Lanarkshire) Opened
1980 Easdale Island Folk Museum (Argyll and Bute) Opened
1980 James Johnston born - Singer and musician
1980 Jo Swinson born - Politician
1980 John Lennon died - Pop singer and musician
1980 John Paton Laurie died - Actor
1980 Julie Fleeting (Julie Stewart) born - Footballer
1980 Meadowmill Sport Centre (East Lothian) Opened
1980 Michelle McManus born - Singer
1980 Park Hill (Fife) Designated
1980 Peterhead Power Station (Aberdeenshire) Opened
1980 Prof. Robert Allan Smith died - Physicist and academic leader
1980 Robert Duncan Low (R. D. Low) died - Comic writer and editor
1980 Ronald Belford (Bon) Scott died - Rock singer
1980 Samuel (Sam) Heughan born - Actor
1980 Scottish Industrial Railway Centre (East Ayrshire) Opened
1980 The Hunterian Art Gallery (Glasgow City) Opened
1980 The Mitchell Theatre (Glasgow City) Opened
1980 The West Highland Way (Argyll and Bute) Opened
1980 Tipperton Moss (Fife) Designated
1980 Victoria Drummond died - First British female ship's engineer
1980 William Gemmell Cochran died - Statistician
1981 Anna (Nan) Shepherd died - Author
1981 Archibald Joseph Cronin (A.J. Cronin) died - Author
1981 Captain Scott and Dr Wilson Memorial Cairn (Angus) Erected
1981 Cecil Philip Taylor (C.P. Taylor) died - Playwright
1981 Edinburgh Bypass (City of Edinburgh) Constructed
1981 Eyemouth Museum (Scottish Borders) Opened
1981 George 'Phil' Macpherson (G.P.S. Macpherson) died - Rugby player, who became Scotland's first Grand Slam winning captain
1981 Glenrothes Hospital (Fife) Built / Opened
1981 James Millar born - Judo champion
1981 Jane Welsh Carlyle House (East Lothian) Opened
1981 Jean Johansson (Jean Anderson) born - Television presenter and journalist
1981 Malcolm MacDonald died - Politician, civil servant and author
1981 Monikie Country Park (Angus) Created
1981 Raasay House (Highland) Opened
1981 Robert Garioch (Robert Garioch Sutherland) died - Satirical poet and translator
1981 Scott Hutchison born - Musician and song-writer
1981 Sean Lamont born - Rugby internationalist
1981 The Innocent Railway (City of Edinburgh) Opened
1981 The Kirkcaldy Centre (Fife) Opened
1981 The Pitlochry Festival Theatre (Perth and Kinross) Opened
1981 University Hospital Crosshouse (East Ayrshire) Built / Opened
1981 Wick Heritage Museum (Highland) Opened
1981 William (Bill) Shankly died - Football manager
1981 William Johnstone died - Painter
1982 Clyde Shopping Centre (West Dunbartonshire) Opened
1982 Eilidh Barbour born - Sports presenter
1982 Elizabeth (Bessie) Williamson died - Influential whisky distiller
1982 Fa'side Castle (East Lothian) Built
1982 Gartmorn Dam Country Park (Clackmannanshire) Created
1982 Gorgie City Farm (City of Edinburgh) Opened
1982 Isobel Wylie Hutchison died - Enthusiastic traveller, author and botanist
1982 Kessock Bridge (Highland) Opened
1982 Kinross Services (Fife) Opened
1982 Kippen Smiddy (Stirling) Opened
1982 Letham Grange (Angus) Opened
1982 Louise Renicks born - Judo champion
1982 Major General Sir Kenneth Strong died - Intelligence officer
1982 McKechnie Institute (South Ayrshire) Opened
1982 Pear Tree House (City of Edinburgh) Built
1982 Peter Ritchie Calder (Lord Ritchie-Calder of Balmashanner) died - Author, journalist and academic
1982 Rory McEwen died - Botanical artist and folk singer
1982 Sean Batty born - Television meteorologist, noted for his charity work
1982 South Ford Causeway (Western Isles) Constructed
1982 St Kilda Museum (Western Isles) Opened
1982 The Tron Theatre (Glasgow City) Opened
1982 Vogrie Country Park (Midlothian) Created
1982 Pope John Paul II visits Scotland
1983 Aviva Offices (Perth and Kinross) Built
1983 Balbirnie Park Golf Course (Fife) Opened
1983 Bristo Square (City of Edinburgh) Constructed
1983 Burgar Hill Wind Farm (Orkney) Opened
1983 Cedric Thorpe Davie died - Composer and academic
1983 Craikhope Outdoor Centre (Scottish Borders) Opened
1983 Crombie Country Park (Angus) Created
1983 David Niven died - Kirriemuir-born actor
1983 Hay Lodge Hospital (Scottish Borders) Built / Opened
1983 John Muir Trust Founded
1983 Lothian House (City of Edinburgh) Built
1983 Megget Reservoir (Scottish Borders) Opened
1983 Queen Elizabeth Bridge (Aberdeen City) Opened
1983 Regent Centre (West Lothian) Opened
1983 Regimental Museum of the Cameronians (South Lanarkshire) Opened
1983 Rev. Dr. Donald Caskie died - The Tartan Pimpernel
1983 St Abbs Head (Scottish Borders) Designated
1983 The Burrell Collection (Glasgow City) Opened
1983 The Leadhills and Wanlockhead Railway (South Lanarkshire) Opened
1983 The Scottish Maritime Museum (North Ayrshire) Opened
1983 West of Scotland Science Park (Glasgow City) Opened
1984 Aboyne, Loch of (Aberdeenshire) Designated
1984 Bell's Cherrybank Centre (Perth and Kinross) Created
1984 Borders College (Scottish Borders) Established
1984 Braefoot Bay Marine Terminal (Fife) Opened
1984 Burn o' Vat Visitor Centre (Aberdeenshire) Opened
1984 Calvin Harris (Adam Richard Wiles) born - DJ, singer-songwriter and record producer
1984 Cameron Toll Shopping Centre (City of Edinburgh) Built
1984 Central Mosque and Islamic Centre (Glasgow City) Built
1984 Den of Fowlis (Dundee City) Designated
1984 Donald (Donny) B. MacLeod died - Broadcaster
1984 Dowalton Marshes (Dumfries and Galloway) Designated
1984 Drumpellier Country Park (North Lanarkshire) Created
1984 House of Falkland (Fife) Established
1984 Jameson Clark died - Screen and television actor
1984 Kames Motorsport Complex (East Ayrshire) Opened
1984 Kylesku Bridge (Highland) Opened
1984 Lammer Law (East Lothian) Designated
1984 Livingston South Railway Station (West Lothian) Opened
1984 Loch Gruinart Nature Reserve (Argyll and Bute) Designated
1984 Lochwinnoch Community Museum (Renfrewshire) Opened
1984 Marcus Dods died - Composer and musical director
1984 Murrayfield Hospital (City of Edinburgh) Built / Opened
1984 National Mining Museum Scotland (Midlothian) Opened
1984 Neil Fachie born - Paralympic cyclist
1984 Orkney Wireless Museum (Orkney) Opened
1984 Pentland Hills Regional Park (West Lothian) Created
1984 Prof. Flora Murray Scott died - Plant physiologist
1984 Roy's Bridge (Angus) Opened
1984 Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art - Modern One (City of Edinburgh) Opened
1984 Southern Upland Way (Scottish Borders) Opened
1984 St Abbs and Eyemouth Voluntary Marine Reserve (Scottish Borders) Designated
1984 Templeton Business Centre (Glasgow City) Opened
1984 The Cottiers Theatre (Glasgow City) Opened
1984 The Mull and West Highland Railway (Argyll and Bute) Opened
1984 Trinity Centre (Aberdeen City) Opened
1985 Aberdeen Exhibition and Conference Centre (Aberdeen City) Opened
1985 Almond Valley Heritage Centre (West Lothian) Opened
1985 Andrew Galloway (Drew McIntyre) born - Professional wrestler
1985 Charles (Chic) Murray died - Comedian and actor
1985 Clan Gunn Heritage Centre and Museum (Highland) Opened
1985 Clickimin Leisure Centre (Shetland) Opened
1985 Dorothy Donaldson Buchanan (Dorothy Fleming) died - First female to qualify as an engineer in Britain
1985 Dr. James Frederic Riley died - Medical scientist
1985 Dundee College (Dundee City) Established
1985 Falkirk Grahamston Railway Station (Falkirk) Opened
1985 Hare Myre (Perth and Kinross) Designated
1985 Heather Stanning born - Olympic rower
1985 High Street Hostel (City of Edinburgh) Built
1985 Isle of Skye Toy Museum (Highland) Opened
1985 John (Jock) Stein died - Footballer and football manager
1985 John (Johnnie) Beattie born - Rugby internationalist
1985 Kingsgate Centre (Fife) Opened
1985 Loch Eil Outward Bound Railway Station (Highland) Opened
1985 Monk Myre (Perth and Kinross) Designated
1985 Mossmorran (Fife) Opened
1985 Peter (Pete) Cashmore born - Online entrepreneur and founder of the Mashable blog
1985 Prof. Alexander Thom died - Engineer, noted for his archaeoastronomical research on stone circles
1985 Queen Margaret Hospital (Fife) Built / Opened
1985 Rear Admiral Sir Anthony Cecil Capel Miers died - Submariner and naval commander
1985 Robert McLellan died - Playwright and poet
1985 SEC Centre (Glasgow City) Opened
1985 Scott Brash born - Showjumper
1985 South Gyle Railway Station (City of Edinburgh) Opened
1985 St Nicholas Shopping Centre (Aberdeen City) Opened
1985 William (Bill) Watt died - Developed carbon fibre
1986 (William) Sydney Graham (W.S. Graham) died - Neo-Romantic poet
1986 Baxters Visitor Centre (Moray) Opened
1986 Bogleshole Bridge (South Lanarkshire) Opened
1986 Dr. James Phemister died - Geologist
1986 Dunbeath Heritage Centre (Highland) Opened
1986 Dundreich Plateau (Midlothian) Designated
1986 Fala Moor (Midlothian) Designated
1986 Foula Lighthouse (Shetland) Built
1986 Glasgow Sheriff Court (Glasgow City) Built
1986 Glensanda Quarry (Highland) Opened
1986 James (Jamie) Murray born - Tennis player
1986 John-James Chalmers (J.J. Chalmers) born - Television presenter, athlete and soldier
1986 Kevin Bridges born - Stand-up comedian
1986 Livingston North Railway Station (West Lothian) Opened
1986 Lord Emmanuel (Manny) Shinwell died - Socialist politician
1986 Richard Madden born - Actor
1986 Robert Burns Centre (Dumfries and Galloway) Opened
1986 Royal Alexandra Hospital (Renfrewshire) Built / Opened
1986 Sir Harold Macmillan (1st Earl of Stockton) died - British Prime Minister
1986 Sir Robert Boothby (Lord Boothby of Buchan and Rattray Head) died - Politician
1986 Sophie Hosking born - Rower
1986 Stirling Services (Stirling) Opened
1986 Commonwealth Games in Edinburgh
1987 Addiewell Bing (West Lothian) Designated
1987 Alistair MacLean died - Best-selling novelist
1987 Ardrossan Harbour Railway Station (North Ayrshire) Opened
1987 Barnton Quarry Command Centre (City of Edinburgh) Closed
1987 Birkhill Fireclay Mine (Falkirk) Opened
1987 Blair Athol Distillery (Perth and Kinross) Opened
1987 Bod of Gremista (Shetland) Opened
1987 Charles William Hope (3rd Marquis of Linlithgow) died - Noble and soldier
1987 Chatelherault Country Park (South Lanarkshire) Created
1987 Dalgarven Mill Museum (North Ayrshire) Opened
1987 Easter Rova Head (Shetland) Designated
1987 Emeli Sandé (Adele Emeli Sandé Gouraguine) born - Singer-songwriter
1987 Formartine & Buchan Way (Aberdeen City) Opened
1987 Friars Bridge (Highland) Opened
1987 Fulton Mackay died - Actor
1987 Galleon Centre (East Ayrshire) Opened
1987 Graham Hills Building (Glasgow City) Established
1987 Karen Gillan born - Actress, who gained fame as Dr Who's assistant
1987 Kyle Centre (South Ayrshire) Opened
1987 Low Port Centre (West Lothian) Opened
1987 Major Herbert (Blondie) Hasler died - Cockleshell Hero
1987 Museum on the Mound (City of Edinburgh) Opened
1987 Nicola Benedetti born - Violinist
1987 Oban Railway Station (Argyll and Bute) Opened
1987 Paisley Arts Centre (Renfrewshire) Opened
1987 Paolo Nutini born - Musician
1987 Prof. Ian Donald died - Medical scientist and inventor of the first practical ultrasound scanner
1987 Riverside Museum (Glasgow City) Opened
1987 Scottish Jewish Archives Centre (Glasgow City) Opened
1987 Sir Andrew (Andy) Murray born - Tennis player and first British Wimbledon champion since 1936
1987 Sir Hugh Fraser died - Businessman
1987 St John's Cross (City of Edinburgh) Erected
1987 Summerlee Museum of Scottish Industrial Life (North Lanarkshire) Opened
1987 The Scotch Whisky Experience (City of Edinburgh) Opened
1987 Wester Hailes Railway Station (City of Edinburgh) Opened
1988 Andrew Cruickshank died - Actor
1988 Balloch Railway Station (West Dunbartonshire) Opened
1988 Bell's Bridge (Glasgow City) Opened
1988 Chris Anderson Stadium (Aberdeen City) Opened
1988 Connie Ramsay born - Judo champion
1988 Gigha Golf Course (Argyll and Bute) Opened
1988 Great Awk Monument (Orkney) Erected
1988 Iain Stirling born - Comedian and television presenter
1988 Jennie Lee (Baroness Asheridge) died - Politician
1988 John Duncan (Jock) Semple died - Sports trainer and administrator
1988 Kimberley Renicks born - Judo champion
1988 Lawson Bridge (Scottish Borders) Opened
1988 Loch Ardinning Wildlife Reserve (Stirling) Designated
1988 Lockerbie Air Disaster
1988 Margaret Myles died - Midwife and educator, who was revered in Scotland and respected internationally
1988 Marion Crawford (Crawfie; Marion Buthlay) died - Governess who gained notoriety as the first Royal servant to sell her story to the press
1988 Michael Goodfellow born - Champion curler
1988 Michael Jamieson born - Olympic swimmer
1988 Museum of Fire (City of Edinburgh) Opened
1988 Musselburgh Railway Station (East Lothian) Opened
1988 NAFC Marine Centre UHI (Shetland) Established
1988 North Mainland Leisure Centre (Shetland) Opened
1988 Old Gala House Museum (Scottish Borders) Opened
1988 Perth Leisure Pool (Perth and Kinross) Opened
1988 Piper Alpha Disaster
1988 Polmonthill Ski Centre (Falkirk) Opened
1988 Princes Square (Glasgow City) Opened
1988 Sir William Kininmonth died - Architect
1988 St John's Shopping Centre (Perth and Kinross) Opened
1988 St Machar Academy (Aberdeen City) Established
1988 Tailend Moss (West Lothian) Designated
1988 Tangwick Haa Museum (Shetland) Opened
1988 The MacLeod Centre (Argyll and Bute) Built
1988 The Society of Our Lady of the Isles (Shetland) Built
1988 The Tramway (Glasgow City) Opened
1988 Torness Nuclear Power Station (East Lothian) Opened
1988 Unst Leisure Centre (Shetland) Opened
1988 William (Bill) Gibb died - Influential fashion designer
1988 William (Willie) Ross (Lord Ross of Marnock) died - Labour politician and longest serving Secretary of State for Scotland
1988 Yell Leisure Centre (Shetland) Opened
1988 Glasgow Garden Festival
1989 Airbles Railway Station (North Lanarkshire) Opened
1989 Balbirnie House (Fife) Built
1989 Beach Leisure Centre (Aberdeen City) Opened
1989 Birkhill Cemetery (Dundee City) Opened
1989 Cairngorm Reindeer Centre (Highland) Opened
1989 Caledonian Paper Mill (North Ayrshire) Opened
1989 Claire Hamilton born - Curler
1989 Cousland Smiddy (Midlothian) Opened
1989 Edinburgh Canal Centre (City of Edinburgh) Opened
1989 Forfar Indoor Sports (Angus) Opened
1989 Gracemount Leisure Centre (City of Edinburgh) Opened
1989 Greenfaulds Railway Station (North Lanarkshire) Opened
1989 Greg Drummond born - International curler
1989 Hope Montagu Douglas Scott died - Patron of the Arts
1989 Ian Abbot died - Minor poet
1989 John Wright Sports Centre (South Lanarkshire) Opened
1989 Liniclate Community School (Western Isles) Established
1989 Marchmont House (Scottish Borders) Built / Opened
1989 Margaret Kidd (Dame Margaret MacDonald) died - Pioneering female lawyer
1989 McDiarmid Park (Perth and Kinross) Opened
1989 Museum nan Eilean - Sgoil Lionacleit (Western Isles) Opened
1989 RAF Banff Strike Wing Memorial (Aberdeenshire) Erected
1989 Ronald David Laing (R. D. Laing) died - Psychiatrist
1989 Saxa Vord Resort (Shetland) Built
1989 Scott Andrews born - Curling champion
1989 Scottish Constitutional Convention
1989 St John's Hospital (West Lothian) Built / Opened
1989 Stepps Railway Station (North Lanarkshire) Opened
1989 The Giant Angus MacAskill Museum (Highland) Opened
1989 The Ring (Perth and Kinross) Erected
1989 Vicki Chalmers (Vicki Adams) born - Curler
c.1990 Lennox Cairn (West Lothian) Erected
c.1990 Scotland's Secret Bunker (Fife) Closed
1990 Barra Power Station (Western Isles) Opened
1990 Bon Accord Shopping Centre (Aberdeen City) Opened
1990 Ca' D'Oro (Glasgow City) Opened
1990 Callander Tourist Information Centre (Stirling) Opened
1990 Clyde Muirshiel Regional Park (Inverclyde) Created
1990 Dewars Centre (Perth and Kinross) Opened
1990 Dumbreck Railway Station (Glasgow City) Opened
1990 Edinburgh Technopole (Midlothian) Opened
1990 Eilish McColgan born - Athlete
1990 Eve Muirhead born - International curler and Olympic champion
1990 Fort Kinnaird (City of Edinburgh) Opened
1990 Gordon Jackson died - Stage, screen and television actor
1990 House for an Art Lover (Glasgow City) Built
1990 Ian Charleson died - Stage and screen actor
1990 Iona Heritage Centre (Argyll and Bute) Opened
1990 Kinnaird Head Lighthouse (Aberdeenshire) Built
1990 Lanark Museum (South Lanarkshire) Opened
1990 Lieut-Colonel Sir (Archibald) David Stirling died - The Phantom Major, who founded the Special Air Service (SAS)
1990 Lieut. Jozef Stanislaw Kosacki died - Inventor and soldier
1990 Lynsey Sharp born - Athlete
1990 Ness Viaduct (Highland) Opened
1990 New Lanark Visitor Centre (South Lanarkshire) Opened
1990 North Berwick Museum (East Lothian) Opened
1990 Priesthill & Darnley Railway Station (Glasgow City) Opened
1990 Radisson Blu Hotel (City of Edinburgh) Built
1990 Roy Williamson died - Folk musician
1990 Scotland achieve the Rugby Grand Slam
1990 St Enoch Centre (Glasgow City) Built
1990 St Magdalene's Distillery (West Lothian) Built
1990 Strathclyde Police Museum (Glasgow City) Opened
1990 Thainstone Agricultural Centre (Aberdeenshire) Opened
1990 The Glasgow Royal Concert Hall (Glasgow City) Opened
1990 Valleyfield Woodland Park (Fife) Created
1990 Vatersay Causeway (Western Isles) Constructed
1990 Whalsay Leisure Centre (Shetland) Opened
1990 Whinhill Railway Station (Inverclyde) Opened
1990 Winston Barracks (South Lanarkshire) Closed
1991 Angus MacAskill Monument (Western Isles) Erected
1991 Anna Sloan born - Curler
1991 Birnie Memorial Bridge (Aberdeenshire) Opened
1991 Catalina Memorial (Shetland) Erected
1991 Dornoch Bridge (Highland) Opened
1991 Dr. Thomas (Tom) Anderson (Tammy Anderson) died - Fiddler and composer
1991 Glenfinnan Station Museum (Highland) Opened
1991 Grassic Gibbon Centre (Aberdeenshire) Opened
1991 ICE Scotland Museum (City of Edinburgh) Opened
1991 James (Jimmy) MacDonald died - The voice of Mickey Mouse
1991 Jennifer (Jen) McIntosh born - Shooting champion
1991 Jennifer (Jenn) Dodds born - Curling champion
1991 Josh Taylor (Tartan Tornado) born - Champion boxer, known as the Tartan Tornado
1991 Kinnaird Head Castle Lighthouse (Aberdeenshire) Closed
1991 Lauren Gray born - Curler
1991 Loreburne Shopping Centre (Dumfries and Galloway) Opened
1991 Mactaggart Leisure Centre (Argyll and Bute) Opened
1991 Methil Heritage Centre (Fife) Opened
1991 Roman Heritage Centre (Scottish Borders) Opened
1991 Sidney Michaelson died - Pioneering computer scientist
1991 Sir Ewan Forbes of Craigievar died - Transexual who became the focus of a landmark legal case
1991 Sir Harold Montague (Monty) Finniston died - Re-organiser of British Steel
1991 Sir Isaac Wolfson died - Successful retailer, businessman and patriarch of a family of notable philanthropists
1991 St Andrews Museum (Fife) Opened
1991 Stirling Old Town Jail (Stirling) Opened
1991 The Aberdeenshire Farming Museum (Aberdeenshire) Opened
1991 Victoria Bridge (Scottish Borders) Opened
1991 Viking Bus Station (Shetland) Opened
1992 Annet House (West Lothian) Opened
1992 Bervie Brow (Aberdeenshire) Closed
1992 Denny Muir (Falkirk) Designated
1992 Donmouth Nature Reserve (Aberdeen City) Designated
1992 Dumfries Ice Bowl (Dumfries and Galloway) Opened
1992 Edinburgh Napier University (City of Edinburgh) Established
1992 Eric Liddell Centre (City of Edinburgh) Opened
1992 Fergusson Gallery (Perth and Kinross) Opened
1992 Finn Russell born - Rugby internationalist
1992 Foula Primary School and Community Hall (Shetland) Established
1992 Girvan Primary School (South Ayrshire) Established
1992 Glenrothes with Thornton Railway Station (Fife) Opened
1992 Grant Hardie born - Curling champion
1992 Hamilton (Hammy) McMillan born - Curling champion
1992 Isle of Barra Golf Course (Western Isles) Opened
1992 John McEwen died - Radical socialist and proponent of land reform
1992 Kirriemuir Aviation Museum (Angus) Opened
1992 Lemon Tree (Aberdeen City) Opened
1992 Linx Ice Arena (Aberdeen City) Opened
1992 Marketgait Tunnel (Dundee City) Opened
1992 Oscar Romero Plaque (City of Edinburgh) Erected
1992 Robert Gordon University (Aberdeen City) Established
1992 Sir James Wilson McKay died - Lord Provost of Edinburgh
1992 Sir John Arbuthnot died - Politician
1992 The S.V. Glenlee (Glasgow City) Opened
1992 The Traverse Theatre (City of Edinburgh) Built
1992 Western Isles Hospital (Western Isles) Built / Opened
1992 Whifflet Railway Station (North Lanarkshire) Opened
1993 (Alexander) Esmé Gordon died - Architect
1993 Alexander Mackendrick died - Film director
1993 Andrew (Andy) Stewart died - Comedian and Singer
1993 Arthur Thompson died - The Glasgow Godfather
1993 Ashfield Railway Station (Glasgow City) Opened
1993 Braer Disaster
1993 Broadwood Loch (North Lanarkshire) Opened
1993 Cardinal Gordon Joseph Gray died - The first post-Reformation Cardinal to lead the Roman Catholic Church in Scotland
1993 Charles (Charlie) Flynn born - Boxer
1993 Craighalbert Centre (North Lanarkshire) Established
1993 Craigleith Retail Park (City of Edinburgh) Opened
1993 Dalbeattie Museum (Dumfries and Galloway) Opened
1993 Daniel (Dan) Wallace born - Swimming champion
1993 Drummond Trout Farm and Fishery (Perth and Kinross) Opened
1993 Duich Moss (Argyll and Bute) Designated
1993 Floral Hall (Highland) Created
1993 Forthbank Stadium (Stirling) Opened
1993 Gilshochill Railway Station (Glasgow City) Opened
1993 Glasgow Caledonian University (Glasgow City) Established
1993 Gretna Green Railway Station (Dumfries and Galloway) Opened
1993 Gyle Shopping Centre (City of Edinburgh) Opened
1993 Hew Lorimer died - Sculptor
1993 Innes Ireland died - Motor-racing champion
1993 James Clerk Maxwell Birthplace (City of Edinburgh) Opened
1993 John Crichton-Stuart (6th Marquess of Bute) died - Conservationist
1993 Joseph (Jo) Grimond (Baron Grimond of Firth) died - Politician
1993 Kirkwood Railway Station (North Lanarkshire) Opened
1993 Kyleakin Lighthouse (Highland) Closed
1993 Laura Muir born - Athlete
1993 Newhaven Heritage Museum (City of Edinburgh) Opened
1993 North Haven (Shetland) Built
1993 Parkley Fishery (West Lothian) Opened
1993 Paxton House (Scottish Borders) Opened
1993 Possilpark & Parkhouse Railway Station (Glasgow City) Opened
1993 Prestongrange Industrial Heritage Museum (East Lothian) Opened
1993 Prof. Kenneth Mellanby died - Ecologist and entomologist who drew attention to the environmental effects of pesticides
1993 Prof. Percy Edwin Alan Johnson-Marshall died - Town planner, architect and academic
1993 Roslin Institute (Midlothian) Established
1993 Rothes Halls (Fife) Opened
1993 Sawtooth Ramps (West Lothian) Erected
1993 Scalloway Leisure Centre (Shetland) Opened
1993 Scotstoun Sports Campus (Glasgow City) Opened
1993 Sir George Taylor died - Botanist and plant hunter
1993 South Mainland Leisure Centre (Shetland) Opened
1993 St Mungo Museum of Religious Life and Art (Glasgow City) Opened
1993 Stirling Sports Village (Stirling) Opened
1993 Summerston Railway Station (Glasgow City) Opened
1993 Victoria (Vicky) Wright born - Olympic curler
1993 XIIth Submarine Flotilla Memorial (Highland) Erected
1994 A.K. Bell Library (Perth and Kinross) Established
1994 Abertay University (Dundee City) Established
1994 Alien Rock (City of Edinburgh) Opened
1994 Almondvale Business Park (West Lothian) Opened
1994 Broadwood Stadium (North Lanarkshire) Opened
1994 Bruce Mouat born - Curling champion
1994 Camelon Railway Station (Falkirk) Opened
1994 Courtyard Studios (North Ayrshire) Opened
1994 Deep Sea World (Fife) Opened
1994 Dunbar Town House Museum (East Lothian) Opened
1994 Ellen King (Ellen Pearson) died - Olympic swimmer
1994 Eurocentral (North Lanarkshire) Opened
1994 Eurocentral Rail Terminal (North Lanarkshire) Opened
1994 General Stanislaw Maczek died - Exiled army commander
1994 Glasgow Climbing Centre (Glasgow City) Opened
1994 Golden Jubilee National Hospital (West Dunbartonshire) Built / Opened
1994 James Paterson Museum (Dumfries and Galloway) Opened
1994 Jessie Kesson (Jessie Grant McDonald) died - Author and play-wright
1994 John Smith died - Member of Parliament and Leader of the British Labour Party
1994 Katharine Elliot (Baroness Elliot of Harwood) died - Politician and landowner
1994 Katie Archibald born - Olympic medal-winning cyclist
1994 Local Government (Scotland) Act 1994
1994 Loch Lomond Golf Club (Argyll and Bute) Opened
1994 Longmore House (City of Edinburgh) Opened
1994 Mark McManus died - Actor
1994 Mhairi Black born - Nationalist politician
1994 Oban Livestock Centre (Argyll and Bute) Opened
1994 Patrick (Paddy) Connolly Meehan died - Bank robber and safe-cracker
1994 Pentland Science Park (Midlothian) Opened
1994 Persley Walled Garden (Aberdeen City) Created
1994 Peter Caddy died - Co-founder of the Findhorn Foundation
1994 Play Drome Leisure Centre (West Dunbartonshire) Opened
1994 Prestwick International Airport Railway Station (South Ayrshire) Opened
1994 Ross Murdoch born - Swimmer
1994 Sir Matthew (Matt) Busby died - Football manager
1994 St Fillan's Mill (Stirling) Opened
1994 Sumburgh Head Nature Reserve (Shetland) Designated
1994 The Buckie Drifter Maritime Heritage Centre (Moray) Opened
1994 The Festival Theatre (City of Edinburgh) Built
1994 The Highland Theological College (Highland) Established
1994 The Scottish Lime Centre (Fife) Opened
1994 Unst Boat Haven (Shetland) Opened
1994 Wallyford Railway Station (East Lothian) Opened
1994 Weisdale Mill (Shetland) Opened
1994 Xcite Livingston (West Lothian) Opened
1995 (William) Ian Robertson Finlay died - Museum administrator, writer and broadcaster
1995 51st Highland Division Monument (Perth and Kinross) Erected
1995 Almondvale Stadium (West Lothian) Opened
1995 Annandale Water Services (Dumfries and Galloway) Opened
1995 Balquhidderock Wood (Stirling) Designated
1995 Barony Hall (Glasgow City) Opened
1995 Ben Lomond National Memorial Park (Stirling) Designated
1995 Cloisters Bar (City of Edinburgh) Built
1995 Duff House (Aberdeenshire) Opened
1995 Duke's Golf Course (Fife) Opened
1995 Edinburgh International Conference Centre (City of Edinburgh) Opened
1995 Edinburgh Park (City of Edinburgh) Opened
1995 Fair Maid Sculpture (Perth and Kinross) Erected
1995 Hagshaw Hill Wind Farm (South Lanarkshire) Opened
1995 Halifax Memorial (Shetland) Erected
1995 Hamilton Water Palace (South Lanarkshire) Opened
1995 Isle of Arran Distillery (North Ayrshire) Opened
1995 James Herriot (James Alfred Wight) died - Author
1995 Jean Cameron Cairn (South Lanarkshire) Erected
1995 Kilwinning Abbey Tower Heritage Centre (North Ayrshire) Opened
1995 Lamp of Lothian Collegiate Centre (East Lothian) Opened
1995 Lorn & Islands District General Hospital (Argyll and Bute) Built / Opened
1995 Milgarholm Park (North Ayrshire) Created
1995 Museum of Scottish Railways (Falkirk) Opened
1995 River Leven Bridge (Fife) Opened
1995 Scotland's Secret Bunker (Fife) Opened
1995 Scottish Vintage Bus Museum (Fife) Opened
1995 Simon Fraser (17th Lord Lovat) died - Soldier, who created the 'Commandos'
1995 Sir Alexander (Alec) Douglas-Home (Lord Home of the Hirsel) died - British Prime Minister
1995 Sir Alexander Gibson died - Conductor
1995 Sir Nicholas Fairbairn died - Flamboyant politician
1995 Skye Bridge (Highland) Opened
1995 Taigh Chearsabhagh Museum and Arts Centre (Western Isles) Opened
1995 The Bastille (Aberdeen City) Built
1995 The Scottish Archery Centre (East Lothian) Opened
1995 The Very Rev. Dr. Ronald Selby Wright died - Clergyman
1995 Thomas (Tom) Scott died - Poet and translator of verse
1996 Air Commodore Colin Simpson Cadell died - Aviator and electrical engineer
1996 Barra Heritage and Cultural Centre (Western Isles) Opened
1996 Biblical Garden (Moray) Created
1996 British Golf Museum (Fife) Opened
1996 Caledonian Stadium (Highland) Opened
1996 Craigie Horticultural Centre (South Ayrshire) Opened
1996 DOM Gallery (City of Edinburgh) Opened
1996 Danielle Joyce born - Swimmer
1996 Dolly The Sheep born - The first mammal ever to be cloned from an adult cell
1996 Dr. John Lorne Campbell died - Folklorist, historian and author, noted for his study of Hedridean and Gaelic culture
1996 Ferryfield House (City of Edinburgh) Built / Opened
1996 Freeport Leisure Village (West Lothian) Opened
1996 George Mackay Brown died - Poet and novelist
1996 Greengairs Power Station (North Lanarkshire) Opened
1996 John Adrian Louis Hope (Baron Glendevon) died - Noble and politician
1996 Kilbowie Outdoor Centre (Argyll and Bute) Opened
1996 Lewis Capaldi born - Singer-songwriter
1996 Maggie's Centre Edinburgh (City of Edinburgh) Built
1996 Mosaic Mackerel (Western Isles) Erected
1996 New Town Hall (North Lanarkshire) Opened
1996 Newtonhill Community Woodland (Highland) Designated
1996 Norman MacCaig died - Poet
1996 North Lanarkshire Heritage Centre (North Lanarkshire) Opened
1996 Rachel House (Perth and Kinross) Built / Opened
1996 Return of the Stone of Destiny
1996 Scottish Government (Victoria Quay) (City of Edinburgh) Opened
1996 Scottish National Golf Centre (Fife) Opened
1996 Seton Dean (East Lothian) Designated
1996 Simon Cadell died - Actor
1996 Sir Maitland Mackie died - Farmer, entrepreneur and politician
1996 Sorley MacLean (Somhairle MacGill-Eain) died - Gaelic Poet
1996 The Dome (City of Edinburgh) Opened
1996 The Lochside Theatre (Dumfries and Galloway) Opened
1996 The Swallow Theatre (Dumfries and Galloway) Opened
1996 Unst Bus Shelter (Shetland) Opened
1996 Verdant Works (Dundee City) Opened
1996 Windy Standard Wind Farm (Dumfries and Galloway) Opened
1996 Dunblane Massacre
1997 Aberdeen Maritime Museum (Aberdeen City) Opened
1997 Archaeolink Prehistory Park (Aberdeenshire) Opened
1997 Balmoor Stadium (Aberdeenshire) Opened
1997 Ben Lomond National Memorial Park (Stirling) Erected
1997 Bobby Lammie born - Curling champion
1997 Brian Connolly died - Rock singer
1997 Buxton Daeblitz Orr died - Versatile composer
1997 Carlogie Dam Fishings (Angus) Opened
1997 Citadel Leisure Centre (South Ayrshire) Opened
1997 Corn Exchange and New Markets (City of Edinburgh) Opened
1997 David Hume Statue (City of Edinburgh) Erected
1997 Duncan Scott born - Record-breaking swimmer and Olympic medalist
1997 Emilio Coia died - Caricaturist
1997 Flemington, Loch (Highland) Designated
1997 Garscube Sports Complex (Glasgow City) Opened
1997 Geoffrey (Geoff) Copcutt died - Architect
1997 Glover House (Aberdeen City) Opened
1997 Gordon Highlanders Regimental Museum (Aberdeen City) Opened
1997 Hailey Duff born - Olympic medal-winning curler
1997 Heavy Horse (Glasgow City) Erected
1997 Holmsford Bridge Crematorium (North Ayrshire) Opened
1997 Hut of the Shadows (Western Isles) Opened
1997 Inverness Leisure Centre and Aquadome (Highland) Opened
1997 James (Jimmy) Airlie died - Trade Unionist and 'Red Clydesider'
1997 Kathleen Dawson born - Swimmer
1997 Machrihanish Air Station (Argyll and Bute) Closed
1997 Millais Viewpoint (Perth and Kinross) Erected
1997 Novar Wind Farm (Highland) Opened
1997 Piperdam Golf and Country Park (Angus) Created
1997 Roslin BioCentre (Midlothian) Opened
1997 Scalpay Bridge (Western Isles) Opened
1997 Scottish Flag Heritage Centre (East Lothian) Opened
1997 Sir Alexander Robertus Todd (Lord Todd of Trumpington) died - Scientist
1997 Spiggie, Loch of (Shetland) Designated
1997 The Devil's Porridge (Dumfries and Galloway) Opened
1997 The Horn (West Lothian) Erected
1997 The Scottish Crannog Centre (Perth and Kinross) Opened
1997 Tollcross International Swimming Centre (Glasgow City) Opened
1997 Westside Plaza (City of Edinburgh) Established
1997 Witness Cairn (Dumfries and Galloway) Erected
1998 (William) George Pottinger died - Disgraced civil servant
1998 Alba Campus (West Lothian) Opened
1998 Bayview Stadium (Fife) Opened
1998 Craigencalt Farm Ecology Centre (Fife) Created
1998 Dalgety Bay Railway Station (Fife) Opened
1998 District Heating Boiler Station (Shetland) Opened
1998 Drumfrochar Railway Station (Inverclyde) Opened
1998 Hunter Bridge (Scottish Borders) Opened
1998 Iain Crichton Smith (Iain MacGhobhainn) died - Poet, novelist and teacher
1998 Inchgarth Nature Reserve (Aberdeen City) Designated
1998 Jock Purdon died - Poet and folk singer
1998 King Fahd Mosque and Islamic Centre (City of Edinburgh) Built
1998 Knock Stone Circle (West Lothian) Erected
1998 Lilian (Lil) Neilson died - Artist
1998 Mili Smith born - Curling champion
1998 Monktonhall Colliery Site (Midlothian) Closed
1998 Queen Margaret University (East Lothian) Established
1998 Ross Whyte born - Curling champion
1998 Royal Mail's Scottish Distribution Centre (North Lanarkshire) Opened
1998 Sir Alexander (Alec) Kirkland Cairncross died - Economist
1998 Sir Ian Kinloch MacGregor died - Industrialist, who presided over the reorganisation of Britain's nationalised heavy industries
1998 Sir Robert Lang Lickley died - Aeronautical Engineer
1998 The Royal Yacht Britannia (City of Edinburgh) Opened
1998 Thomas Symington Halliday (T.S. Halliday) died - Stained glass artist, painter, sculptor and teacher
1998 Vigil for the Scottish Parliament Monument (City of Edinburgh) Erected
1998 Vincent Winter died - Child actor and film-maker
1999 Alastair Hetherington died - Journalist and editor, who became Controller of BBC Scotland
1999 Baldovie Waste to Energy Plant (Angus) Opened
1999 Beinn Ghlas Wind Farm (Argyll and Bute) Opened
1999 Berneray Causeway (Western Isles) Constructed
1999 Big Heids (North Lanarkshire) Erected
1999 Braehead Centre (Renfrewshire) Opened
1999 Creagan Bridge (Argyll and Bute) Opened
1999 Domenico Chiocchetti died - Creator of the noted 'Italian Chapel' on Lamb Holm (Orkney)
1999 Dundee Contemporary Arts Centre (Dundee City) Opened
1999 Dynamic Earth (City of Edinburgh) Opened
1999 Energy Recovery Plant (Shetland) Opened
1999 Grangemouth Rail Freight Terminal (Falkirk) Opened
1999 HM Prison Kilmarnock (East Ayrshire) Built
1999 Hamilton Palace Sports Grounds (South Lanarkshire) Opened
1999 Ian Bannen died - Actor
1999 Jack Kane died - Campaigning local politician who became the first Labour Lord Provost of Edinburgh
1999 James (Sandy) McRory Smith died - Highland Hermit
1999 John (Jack) Edgar Webster died - Scots-Canadian journalist and broadcaster
1999 Kenneth (Kenny) MacIntyre died - Combative interviewer and political reporter
1999 Lena Zavaroni died - Child pop-star
1999 Makars' Court (City of Edinburgh) Erected
1999 Malcolm (Callum) Macdonald died - Printer and publisher of Scottish poetry
1999 Moray Crematorium (Moray) Opened
1999 Naomi Mitchison died - Novelist and poet
1999 Prestwick International Aerospace Park (South Ayrshire) Opened
1999 Reflections (Western Isles) Erected
1999 Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art - Modern Two (City of Edinburgh) Opened
1999 Seven Acre Park (City of Edinburgh) Created
1999 Simon Ramsay (16th Earl of Dalhousie) died - Land-owner, statesman and Politician
1999 St Peter's Heritage Centre (Aberdeen City) Opened
1999 Tarbat Discovery Centre (Highland) Opened
1999 The Edinburgh Festival Centre (City of Edinburgh) Opened
1999 The Lighthouse (Glasgow City) Opened
1999 The Museum of Scotland (City of Edinburgh) Opened
1999 William (Willie) Stephen Ian Whitelaw (1st Viscount Whitelaw of Penrith) died - Conservative politician
1999 Restoration of the Scottish Parliament
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