Scottish History Timeline (21st Century)

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

Previous Period
2000 Arran Brewery (North Ayrshire) Opened
2000 Bressay Stone (Shetland) Erected
2000 Burradale Wind Farm (Shetland) Opened
2000 Carronvale Recreation Centre (Falkirk) Opened
2000 Coul Den (Fife) Designated
2000 Dams to Darnley Country Park (East Renfrewshire) Created
2000 Donald Dewar died - Politician and the first Premier of the modern Scottish Parliament
2000 Dumbarnie Links (Fife) Designated
2000 Dumbarton Football Stadium (West Dunbartonshire) Opened
2000 Dun Law Wind Farm (Scottish Borders) Opened
2000 Dundee Ice Arena (Dundee City) Opened
2000 Dunfermline Queen Margaret Railway Station (Fife) Opened
2000 Hare Hill Wind Farm (East Ayrshire) Opened
2000 High Tide Low Tide (Western Isles) Erected
2000 Iain Ellis Hamilton died - Composer and academic
2000 Islay Wave Power Station (Argyll and Bute) Opened
2000 Jean McDowell (Jean Burnett) died - Pioneering sports woman
2000 Kingsbarns Golf Links (Fife) Opened
2000 Kippford Millennium Cross (Dumfries and Galloway) Erected
2000 Livingston Designer Outlet (West Lothian) Opened
2000 Low Parks Museum (South Lanarkshire) Opened
2000 Nigel Tranter (Nye Tredgold) died - Historical novelist
2000 Pullar House (Perth and Kinross) Opened
2000 SEC Armadillo (Glasgow City) Opened
2000 Sanaigmore Monument (Argyll and Bute) Erected
2000 Sanctuary (Western Isles) Erected
2000 Scottish Korean War Memorial (West Lothian) Erected
2000 Scottish Seabird Centre (East Lothian) Opened
2000 Sensation (Dundee City) Opened
2000 Sir (Crawford) Murray MacLehose (Lord MacLehose of Beoch) died - Governor of Hong Kong
2000 Sir James (Jimmy) Shand died - Musician
2000 Sir John Brown died - Shipbuilder and naval architect
2000 Slate Islands Heritage Centre (Argyll and Bute) Opened
2000 St Andrew's in the Square (Glasgow City) Opened
2000 The Big Idea (North Ayrshire) Opened
2000 The Caerlaverock Cairn (Dumfries and Galloway) Erected
2000 The Imax Cinema (Glasgow City) Opened
2000 The Museum of Abernethy (Perth and Kinross) Opened
2000 Timothy (Tim) Stead died - Furniture designer, wood sculptor and conservationist
2000 Water of Leith Conservation Trust Headquarters (City of Edinburgh) Opened
2000 Waulkmill Glen (East Renfrewshire) Created
2000 Waverley Bridge (Scottish Borders) Opened
2001 (Cecil) Arnold Beevers died - Crystallographer and inventor
2001 Al-Maktoum College of Higher Education (Dundee City) Established
2001 Bellahouston Leisure Centre (Glasgow City) Opened
2001 Birnam Arts & Conference Centre (Perth and Kinross) Opened
2001 Blackhouse Village (Western Isles) Opened
2001 Cairngorm Mountain Railway (Highland) Opened
2001 Cardinal Thomas Joseph Winning died - Leader of the Roman Catholic Church in Scotland
2001 Cineworld Glasgow (Glasgow City) Opened
2001 Dance Base (City of Edinburgh) Opened
2001 Desperate Dan Statue (Dundee City) Erected
2001 Dorothy Dunnett died - Writer of historical novels and portrait painter
2001 Elderslie Rail Freight Terminal (Renfrewshire) Opened
2001 Eyre Point Lighthouse (Highland) Built
2001 Gordon Lamont Brown (Broon frae Troon) died - International rugby player
2001 Gracemount Community Park (City of Edinburgh) Created
2001 Grangemouth Power Station (Falkirk) Opened
2001 Granton Lighthouse (City of Edinburgh) Closed
2001 Isle of Bute Discovery Centre (Argyll and Bute) Opened
2001 Jack Milroy (James Cruden) died - Comedian
2001 James (Jimmy) Logan (James Short) died - Entertainer and actor
2001 John G. Boyd died - Artist
2001 John Jackson Mackay (Lord Mackay of Ardbrecknish) died - Politician
2001 Kingscavil Cemetery (West Lothian) Opened
2001 Kirriemuir Gateway to the Glens Museum (Angus) Opened
2001 Knockan Crag (Highland) Opened
2001 Mount Stuart Visitor Centre (Argyll and Bute) Opened
2001 Muirkirk Uplands (East Ayrshire) Designated
2001 Myres Hill Wind Farm (East Renfrewshire) Opened
2001 National Museum of Rural Life (South Lanarkshire) Opened
2001 Ocean Terminal (City of Edinburgh) Opened
2001 Old Royal Station (Aberdeenshire) Opened
2001 Prof. Sir Frederick (Fred) Stewart died - Geologist and science administrator
2001 Scotsman Hotel (City of Edinburgh) Built
2001 Sir Michael Woodruff died - Medical scientist
2001 Sir Reo Stakis (Argiros Anastasis) died - Hotel and casino chain owner
2001 Stuart Adamson died - Rock musician
2001 The Booth (Shetland) Opened
2001 The Byre Theatre (Fife) Built
2001 The Edinburgh Dungeon (City of Edinburgh) Opened
2001 The Glasgow Science Centre (Glasgow City) Opened
2001 The Glasgow Science Mall (Glasgow City) Opened
2001 The Glasgow Tower (Glasgow City) Opened
2001 The Listening Place (Western Isles) Erected
2001 Turnberry Kintyre Course (South Ayrshire) Opened
2001 Uist and Barra Hospital (Western Isles) Built / Opened
2001 University Hospital Hairmyres (South Lanarkshire) Built / Opened
2001 University Hospital Wishaw (North Lanarkshire) Built / Opened
2001 Waterlines (Highland) Opened
2001 Whitrope Rail Heritage Centre (Scottish Borders) Opened
2001 Wideford Reservoir (Orkney) Opened
2002 Anthony James (Lonnie) Donegan died - Musician, known as the "King of Skiffle"
2002 Beinn an Tuirc Wind Farm (Argyll and Bute) Opened
2002 Bowbeat Wind Farm (Scottish Borders) Opened
2002 Brunstane Railway Station (City of Edinburgh) Opened
2002 City Quay (Dundee City) Opened
2002 Craigmillar Castle Jubilee Park (City of Edinburgh) Created
2002 Donald Dewar Statue (Glasgow City) Erected
2002 Eriskay Causeway (Western Isles) Constructed
2002 Falkirk Wheel (Falkirk) Opened
2002 Garrion Bridges (North Lanarkshire) Opened
2002 Glencoe Visitor Centre (Highland) Opened
2002 Great Glen Way (Highland) Opened
2002 Hamish Henderson died - Folk-song writer and poet
2002 Hermiston Quay (City of Edinburgh) Opened
2002 Holmsgarth Ferry Terminal (Shetland) Opened
2002 James Hutton Memorial Garden (City of Edinburgh) Erected
2002 Kingennie Fishings (Angus) Opened
2002 Lady Linda McCartney Memorial Garden (Argyll and Bute) Created
2002 Longhope Lifeboat Museum (Orkney) Opened
2002 Millennium Bridge (Glasgow City) Opened
2002 Multrees Walk (City of Edinburgh) Opened
2002 Newcraighall Railway Station (City of Edinburgh) Opened
2002 Omni Centre (City of Edinburgh) Opened
2002 Patrick (Paddy) Tunney died - Irish folk singer and writer
2002 Peter Angus Macnab died - Veteran author
2002 Polish Memorial Garden (South Lanarkshire) Erected
2002 Princess Margaret Rose Windsor (Countess of Snowdon) died - Unconventional royal and socialite
2002 Queen Elizabeth (The Queen Mother, Elizabeth Bowes-Lyon) died - Mother of Queen Elizabeth II
2002 Roughcastle Tunnel (Falkirk) Opened
2002 Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh (City of Edinburgh) Built / Opened
2002 Sandaig Lighthouse (Highland) Built
2002 Shetland Library (Shetland) Established
2002 Strathclyde Police Training and Recruitment Centre (South Lanarkshire) Opened
2002 Tangy Wind Farm (Argyll and Bute) Opened
2002 The Columba Centre (Argyll and Bute) Opened
2002 The Glasgow Police Museum (Glasgow City) Opened
2002 The Queen's Gallery (City of Edinburgh) Opened
2002 Turnberry Arran Course (South Ayrshire) Opened
2002 West Mainland Leisure Centre (Shetland) Opened
2003 Abby Kane born - Paralympic swimmer
2003 An Turas Ferry Shelter (Argyll and Bute) Opened
2003 Applecross Heritage Centre (Highland) Opened
2003 Brechin Museum (Angus) Opened
2003 Cars of the Stars Motor Museum (City of Edinburgh) Opened
2003 Colintraive Community Garden (Argyll and Bute) Created
2003 Corrour Lodge (Highland) Built
2003 Cruck Cottage (Dumfries and Galloway) Opened
2003 Dolly The Sheep died - The first mammal ever to be cloned from an adult cell
2003 Edinburgh Bus Station (City of Edinburgh) Opened
2003 Edinburgh International Climbing Arena (City of Edinburgh) Opened
2003 Edinburgh Park Railway Station (City of Edinburgh) Opened
2003 Fairlie Quay Marina (North Ayrshire) Built
2003 Forss Wind Farm (Highland) Opened
2003 George Kenneth Hotson Younger (4th Viscount Younger of Leckie) died - Politician and banker
2003 Holburn Head Lighthouse (Highland) Closed
2003 Insh Marshes (Highland) Designated
2003 John Grieve died - Actor
2003 Maggie's Centre Dundee (Dundee City) Built / Opened
2003 Rova Head Lighthouse (Shetland) Built
2003 Scottish National Croquet Centre (City of Edinburgh) Opened
2003 Scottish Plant Hunter's Garden (Perth and Kinross) Created
2003 Sir James Marjoribanks died - Diplomat
2003 Springburn Leisure Centre and Library (Glasgow City) Opened
2003 Springburn Museum (Glasgow City) Opened
2003 Springwood Hall (Scottish Borders) Opened
2003 Steven (Steve) Hislop died - Controversial motorcycling champion, regarded by fellow riders as the fastest man ever on a motorcycle
2003 The Big Idea (North Ayrshire) Closed
2003 The Cairngorms National Park (Aberdeenshire) Designated
2003 The Ice Factor (Highland) Opened
2003 Tiree Rural Centre (Argyll and Bute) Opened
2003 Walter Laing MacDonald Perry (Lord Perry of Walton) died - Academic, who became the first head of the Open University
2003 William Cochran died - Physicist
2003 William Delmé-Evans died - Distillery architect
2004 Aberdeen Snowsports Centre (Aberdeen City) Opened
2004 Ardrossan Wind Farm (North Ayrshire) Opened
2004 Bo'ness Motor Museum (Falkirk) Opened
2004 Cranhill Sensory Garden (Glasgow City) Created
2004 Cruach Mhor Wind Farm (Argyll and Bute) Opened
2004 Crystal Rig Wind Farm (East Lothian) Opened
2004 Dame Sheila Marshall McKechnie died - Campaigner
2004 Dr. Margaret Fay Shaw died - Gaelic folklorist and photographer
2004 Eddie C. Straiton died - Veterinary surgeon, author and broadcaster, known as "the first TV vet"
2004 Frances Shand Kydd (Frances Roche, Viscountess Althorp) died - Nobility
2004 George Law Campbell died - Linguist and author
2004 Gigha Community Wind Farm (Argyll and Bute) Opened
2004 Glasgow Fort (Glasgow City) Opened
2004 Graeme Kelling died - Musician
2004 Granton Gas Works (City of Edinburgh) Closed
2004 Highland Aviation Museum (Highland) Opened
2004 Jimmy Mack (James McRitchie) died - Broadcaster
2004 John A. R. Macphail died - Rugby internationalist and businessman
2004 John Dunn died - Radio presenter
2004 Mar Hall (Renfrewshire) Built
2004 Molly Weir died - Stage, screen, radio and television character actress and author
2004 Oran Mor (Glasgow City) Opened
2004 Peter Francis Walter Kerr (12th Marquess of Lothian) died - Noble and statesman
2004 Princess Alice Windsor (Duchess of Gloucester; Alice Montagu Douglas Scott) died - The oldest British Royal in history
2004 Queensberry House (City of Edinburgh) Opened
2004 Radio City (North Ayrshire) Opened
2004 Rikki Fulton died - Comedian and actor
2004 Robert Fergusson Statue (City of Edinburgh) Erected
2004 Robert James Naismith died - Architect and town planner
2004 Russell Hunter (Russell Ellis) died - Stage and screen actor
2004 Samye Dechen Shing Retreat Centre (North Ayrshire) Built
2004 Scottish Parliament (City of Edinburgh) Built
2004 Scottish Police Memorial (Fife) Erected
2004 Sir Angus Ogilvy died - Noble and businessman
2004 Sir Robert Boyd died - Space research pioneer
2004 Sligachan Hotel (Highland) Opened
2004 Solway Harvester Memorials (Dumfries and Galloway) Erected
2004 Strathpeffer Spa Pavilion (Highland) Opened
2004 The Eastgate Theatre & Arts Centre (Scottish Borders) Opened
2004 Three Indicators of a Notion of Serenity (Western Isles) Erected
2004 Wilhelmina Barns-Graham died - Artist and printmaker
2005 Aberfeldy Water Mill (Perth and Kinross) Opened
2005 An Lanntair (Western Isles) Opened
2005 Artfield Fell Wind Farm (Dumfries and Galloway) Opened
2005 Assynt Leisure Centre (Highland) Opened
2005 Bangour Reservoir (West Lothian) Opened
2005 Buolfruich Wind Farm (Highland) Opened
2005 Creag Meagaidh (Highland) Designated
2005 Curl Aberdeen (Aberdeen City) Opened
2005 Discovery Centre (Aberdeenshire) Opened
2005 Eden Estuary (Fife) Designated
2005 Faray (Orkney) Designated
2005 Faray, Holm of (Orkney) Designated
2005 Five Sisters Zoo (West Lothian) Created
2005 George Barron died - Gardener and broadcaster
2005 George Millar died - Author and soldier
2005 Gillingshill Reservoir (Fife) Designated
2005 Glens of Foudland Wind Farm (Aberdeenshire) Opened
2005 Gordon Henderson Naismith Campbell died - Political journalist
2005 Henry Alexander Hepburne Scott (10th Earl of Polwarth) died - Businessman and politician
2005 Hundy Mundy Wood (Scottish Borders) Opened
2005 Kelvindale Railway Station (Glasgow City) Opened
2005 Kilchoman Distillery (Argyll and Bute) Opened
2005 Larkhall Line (South Lanarkshire) Opened
2005 Law's Close (Fife) Opened
2005 Luce Bay (Dumfries and Galloway) Designated
2005 Luce, Sands of (Dumfries and Galloway) Designated
2005 Martyn Bennett died - Experimental musician
2005 Michael Sheard died - Television, film and stage actor
2005 Museum of Communication (Fife) Opened
2005 Norman Russell Wylie (Lord Wylie) died - Jurist and politician
2005 Oban Ferry Terminal (Argyll and Bute) Opened
2005 Old Tolbooth (Shetland) Opened
2005 Perth Concert Hall (Perth and Kinross) Opened
2005 Robert McCann died - Hollywood makeup artist and stylist
2005 Robin Finlayson Cook died - Politician
2005 Roucan Loch Crematorium (Dumfries and Galloway) Opened
2005 Royal Bank of Scotland Headquarters (City of Edinburgh) Opened
2005 Scottish Hydro Electric Visitor Centre (Perth and Kinross) Opened
2005 Sir Alexander (Alex) Trotman (Lord Trotman of Osmotherley) died - Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of the Ford Motor Company
2005 Sir Eduardo Luigi Paolozzi died - Sculptor, described as one of the most influential British artists of the 20th Century
2005 The Buckie Drifter Maritime Heritage Centre (Moray) Closed
2005 The Very Rev. Prof. John McIntyre died - Scholar and history-making clergyman
2005 W.I. Douglas Elliot died - Rugby player
2005 Waterston House (East Lothian) Opened
2005 G8 Summit
2006 (John David) Ruari McDowall Hardie McLean died - Typographer and graphical designer
2006 (Michael) Eric Forth died - Uncompromising Conservative politician
2006 (Walter) Ronald (Ronnie) Alexander died - Businessman and enthusiastic golfer
2006 Andrew Morrison died - Pioneering ear surgeon
2006 Aqualibrium (Argyll and Bute) Established
2006 Beinn Tharsuinn Wind Farm (Highland) Opened
2006 Black Law Wind Farm (North Lanarkshire) Opened
2006 Boyndie Wind Farm (Aberdeenshire) Opened
2006 Calum Kennedy died - Popular folk singer
2006 Cardowan Moss (Glasgow City) Designated
2006 Charles Smith died - Local historian
2006 Charlesfield Bridge (West Lothian) Opened
2006 Clyde Arc (Glasgow City) Opened
2006 Crawford Arts Centre (Fife) Closed
2006 Dame Muriel Spark (Muriel Sarah Camberg) died - Novelist
2006 David Morrison died - Veteran athlete
2006 Derek Bond died - Actor
2006 Douglas Henderson died - Nationalist politician
2006 Easthouse (Shetland) Opened
2006 Eileen Caddy died - Co-founder of the Findhorn Foundation
2006 Glengarry Heritage Centre (Highland) Opened
2006 Great Glen House (Highland) Built
2006 Hadyard Hill Wind Farm (South Ayrshire) Opened
2006 Harbourmaster's House (Fife) Opened
2006 Iain Stewart MacMillan died - Pop photographer
2006 Ian Hamilton Finlay died - Poet, creative writer, conceptual artist and sculptor
2006 Ivor Cutler died - Eccentric poet, musician, comedian and philosopher
2006 James (Jimmy) Johnstone died - Football player
2006 James Hutton Trail (Scottish Borders) Opened
2006 James Thomson Bridge (Scottish Borders) Opened
2006 Jeremy Bruce-Watt died - Journalist and author
2006 John Angus Macsween died - Entrepreneurial haggis-maker
2006 John Cochrane died - Concorde test pilot
2006 Kintyre Way (Argyll and Bute) Opened
2006 Kirkpatrick MacMillan Bridge (Dumfries and Galloway) Opened
2006 Lady Christian Mary Hesketh (Christian Mary McEwen) died - Author, public servant and hostess
2006 Lumir Soukup died - Landscape and environmental artist
2006 Maggie's Centre Fife (Fife) Built
2006 Margaret Ewing (Margaret Anne McAdam) died - Politician
2006 Marine Operations Centre (Aberdeen City) Opened
2006 Michelin Wind Farm (Dundee City) Opened
2006 Moira Shearer (Lady Kennedy; Moira Shearer King) died - Ballerina, actress and authoress
2006 Morgan Playing Fields (City of Edinburgh) Created
2006 Newhaven Heritage Museum (City of Edinburgh) Closed
2006 Oban War & Peace Museum (Argyll and Bute) Opened
2006 Prof. Ross Mitchell died - Pioneering paediatrician
2006 Queen Mother's Memorial Garden (City of Edinburgh) Created
2006 RAF Saxa Vord (Shetland) Closed
2006 Rev. Prof. Allan Galloway died - Theologian
2006 Robin Hunter Neillands died - Author, traveller and military historian
2006 Robin Orr died - Composer, academic and first Chairman of Scottish Opera
2006 Ronald (Ronnie) Chisholm died - Cricketer
2006 Ross Davidson (William Russell Davidson) died - Actor
2006 Science and Advice for Scottish Agriculture (City of Edinburgh) Opened
2006 Sir Alan Blyth Hume died - Civil servant and conservationist
2006 Sir Andrew Alexander Steel Stark died - Diplomat
2006 Sir Iain Mark Tennant died - Businessman
2006 Sir John James Cowperthwaite died - Economist, responsible for creating Hong Kong's dynamic economy
2006 Sir Robert Calderwood died - Local government administrator
2006 Thomas (Tom) Weir died - Broadcaster, climber, author and naturalist
2006 Troup House School (Aberdeenshire) Established
2006 Varyag Memorial (South Ayrshire) Erected
2006 Wardlaw Wood Wind Farm (North Ayrshire) Opened
2006 Waverley Court (City of Edinburgh) Built
2006 Whalsay Heritage Centre (Shetland) Opened
2006 William (Bill) Auld died - Leading Esperanto poet, author and translator
2006 William Sydney (Syd) Scroggie died - Inspirational hill-walker, author and worthy
2006 Xscape Braehead (Renfrewshire) Opened
2007 Antonella (Tony) Kerr (Marchioness of Lothian) died - Journalist and broadcaster, who founded the Woman of the Year lunches
2007 Antonine Shopping Centre (North Lanarkshire) Opened
2007 Arnish Moor Wind Cluster (Western Isles) Opened
2007 BBC Headquarters (Glasgow City) Opened
2007 Balquhindachy Wind Farm (Aberdeenshire) Opened
2007 Beatrice Wind Farm (Highland) Opened
2007 Bell's Cherrybank Centre (Perth and Kinross) Closed
2007 Ben Aketil Wind Farm (Highland) Opened
2007 Braes of Doune Wind Farm (Stirling) Opened
2007 Buccleuch Centre (Dumfries and Galloway) Opened
2007 Catalina Memorial (Western Isles) Erected
2007 Charles Forte (Lord Forte) died - Hotelier and entrepreneur
2007 Colin McRae died - Rally car driver
2007 Craig Wind Farm (Dumfries and Galloway) Opened
2007 Cultybraggan (Perth and Kinross) Closed
2007 Deborah Kerr (Deborah Jane Kerr-Trimmer) died - Actress
2007 Donaldson's (West Lothian) Built
2007 Dr. June Almeida (June Hart) died - Virologist
2007 Dummuies Wind Farm (Aberdeenshire) Opened
2007 Earlsburn Wind Farm (Stirling) Opened
2007 Easter Inch Moss (West Lothian) Designated
2007 Easterton, Hill of (Aberdeenshire) Opened
2007 Edinburgh BioQuarter (City of Edinburgh) Opened
2007 Eric McCredie died - Musician
2007 Eyemouth Maritime Centre (Scottish Borders) Opened
2007 Gallagher Shopping Park (Inverclyde) Opened
2007 George Elder Davie died - Philosopher
2007 Gian Carlo Menotti died - Composer
2007 Greendykeside Wind Farm (North Lanarkshire) Opened
2007 Harold (Harry) Ewing (Lord Ewing of Kirkford) died - Policitian and champion of Scottish devolution
2007 Hawick Heritage Hub (Scottish Borders) Opened
2007 Ian William Richardson died - Stage, screen and television actor
2007 Isabel Newstead died - Paralympic athlete
2007 John MacLeod of MacLeod (29th Chief of Clan MacLeod) died - Chief of Clan MacLeod
2007 Leven Bus Station (Fife) Opened
2007 Liberton Bank House (City of Edinburgh) Established
2007 Lieut-General Sir James Parlane Baird died - Director-General of the Royal Army Medical Corps (RAMC)
2007 Magnus Magnusson died - Writer, broadcaster and founding question-master of BBC television's 'Mastermind' quiz programme
2007 Olympians Statue (Highland) Erected
2007 Petershill Park (Glasgow City) Opened
2007 Prof. John (Jack) W. Boag died - Medical physicist and pacifist
2007 Queen Margaret University (East Lothian) Built
2007 Rothesay Joint Campus School (Argyll and Bute) Established
2007 Sadie McLellan died - Stained-glass artist
2007 Saxa Vord Resort (Shetland) Built
2007 Scottish National Equestrian Centre (West Lothian) Established
2007 Seafield Law (West Lothian) Designated
2007 Shetland Museum and Archives (Shetland) Opened
2007 Sir Ian Hedworth John Little Gilmour of Liberton and Craigmillar (Lord Gilmour of Craigmillar) died - Policitian and author
2007 Sir Ian McGregor died - Malariologist
2007 Sir John Edward Gilmour died - Politician
2007 Sir John Harrison Burnett died - Energetic mycologist, university administrator and conservationist
2007 Steven Campbell died - Artist
2007 Steven's Croft Power Station (Dumfries and Galloway) Opened
2007 The Titan Crane (West Dunbartonshire) Opened
2007 Thomas (Tom) Chalmers Steel died - Television producer and author
2007 Thomas (Tom) Duncan died - Textbook author
2007 Tower Mill (Scottish Borders) Opened
2007 Transition Extreme (Aberdeen City) Opened
2007 University of the West of Scotland (Dumfries and Galloway) Established
2007 Walter Francis John Montagu Douglas Scott (9th Duke of Buccleuch; 11th Duke of Queensberry) died - Noble, politician and landowner
2007 Waverley Court (City of Edinburgh) Opened
2007 Wether Hill Wind Farm (Dumfries and Galloway) Opened
2007 William (Willie) Johnson (Peerie Willie) died - Influential guitar accompanist, notable for his unique style and music
2008 (Walter) Archibald (Archie) Elliott (Lord Elliott) died - Jurist
2008 Aberdeen Bus Station (Aberdeen City) Opened
2008 Adam Smith Statue (City of Edinburgh) Erected
2008 Aikengall Community Wind Farm (East Lothian) Opened
2008 Alloa Railway Station (Clackmannanshire) Opened
2008 Andrew Carnegie House (Fife) Opened
2008 Angus Calder died - Historian, author, nationalist and educator
2008 Barony A-Frame (East Ayrshire) Erected
2008 Bilbster Wind Farm (Highland) Opened
2008 Buchan Braes Coastal Hotel (Aberdeenshire) Built
2008 Clackmannan Bridge (Falkirk) Opened
2008 DG One (Dumfries and Galloway) Opened
2008 Dalswinton Wind Farm (Dumfries and Galloway) Opened
2008 Dovecot Studios (City of Edinburgh) Opened
2008 Dr. J. Dickson Mabon died - Politician
2008 Dunfermline Bus Station (Fife) Opened
2008 Elizabeth Cameron (Mary Elizabeth Vaughan-Lee) died - Botanical artist and entrepreneur
2008 Gardyne's House (Dundee City) Built
2008 George MacDonald Fraser died - Author and journalist
2008 Glencairn Balfour Paul died - Diplomat, traveller and Arabist
2008 Glendoe Reservoir (Highland) Opened
2008 Grange Campus (East Ayrshire) Established
2008 Green Knowes Wind Farm (Perth and Kinross) Opened
2008 Isle of Mull Community Swimming Pool (Argyll and Bute) Opened
2008 James Braidwood Statue (City of Edinburgh) Erected
2008 James Clerk Maxwell Monument (City of Edinburgh) Erected
2008 John Christopher Bartholomew died - Cartographer and map publisher
2008 John Houston died - Painter
2008 Kilbraur Wind Farm (Highland) Opened
2008 Liniclate Wind Turbine (Western Isles) Opened
2008 Millennium Wind Farm (Highland) Opened
2008 Minsca Wind Farm (Dumfries and Galloway) Opened
2008 Museum of the University of St Andrews (Fife) Opened
2008 Pitlochry Community Hospital & Atholl Medical Centre (Perth and Kinross) Built / Opened
2008 Prof. Ian McIntyre died - Veterinary scientist and academic
2008 Prof. Sir Robert Shields died - Surgeon and academic administrator
2008 Ray Michie (Baroness Michie of Gallanach) died - Politician and promoter of the Gaelic language
2008 Redbraes Community Garden (City of Edinburgh) Created
2008 Sarah (Cissie) Gillow Marshall Stewart (Sarah Hunter) died - Olympic swimmer and pioneering sports woman
2008 Sir David Russell Johnston (Lord Russell-Johnston of Minginish) died - Politician
2008 Sir Lewis Robertson died - Industrialist and business troubleshooter
2008 Southbank Marina (East Dunbartonshire) Built
2008 Striding Arches (Dumfries and Galloway) Erected
2008 Thomas (Tommy) Burns died - Footballer and football manager
2008 Thomas (Tommy) McQuater died - Big-band trumpeter
2008 Tobermory Harbour Visitor Centre (Argyll and Bute) Opened
2008 Twin Spires Business Park (Aberdeen City) Opened
2009 Aberdeen Sports Village (Aberdeen City) Opened
2009 Achairn Wind Farm (Highland) Opened
2009 Alexander (Alex) Lees died - War veteran, who as a prisoner in Germany took part in the events which inspired the film The Great Escape
2009 Annandale Way (Dumfries and Galloway) Opened
2009 Borders Textile Towerhouse (Scottish Borders) Opened
2009 Burns Monument Centre (East Ayrshire) Opened
2009 Calum's Cabin (Argyll and Bute) Built
2009 Clachan Flats Wind Farm (Argyll and Bute) Opened
2009 Clan Macquarrie Community Centre (Western Isles) Built / Opened
2009 Colintraive Heritage Centre (Argyll and Bute) Opened
2009 Donald MacCormick died - Political journalist
2009 Dundee International Submarine Memorial (Dundee City) Erected
2009 Eric Woolfson died - Musician and song-writer
2009 Frank Bruce died - Sculptor
2009 George Alexander Eugene Douglas (Dawyck) Haig (2nd Earl Haig of Bemersyde; Viscount Dawyck) died - Painter and public servant
2009 Glendoe Hydro Electric Scheme (Highland) Opened
2009 Iain Cuthbertson died - Actor
2009 Meat Market Arch (City of Edinburgh) Erected
2009 North Rhins Wind Farm (Dumfries and Galloway) Opened
2009 Prof. Sir Neil MacCormick died - Lawyer, educator and nationalist politician
2009 RAF Buchan Boddam Statue (Aberdeenshire) Erected
2009 Reg McKay died - Crime-writer
2009 Rodney Street Tunnel (City of Edinburgh) Opened
2009 Ross of Mull Historical Centre (Argyll and Bute) Opened
2009 Sir John Crofton died - Pioneer in the treatment of tuberculosis
2009 Sir Ludovic Kennedy died - Writer and broadcaster, born in Edinburgh the son of a naval officer
2009 Strath of Brydock Wind Farm (Aberdeenshire) Opened
2009 Toryglen Regional Football Centre (Glasgow City) Opened
2009 Tradeston Footbridge (Glasgow City) Opened
2009 Union Square (Aberdeen City) Opened
2009 West Lothian Civic Centre (West Lothian) Built
2009 Whitelee Wind Farm (East Ayrshire) Opened
2010 Achany Wind Farm (Highland) Opened
2010 Airdrie-Bathgate Railway (West Lothian) Opened
2010 Alistair McCoist Complex (South Lanarkshire) Opened
2010 Archivists' Garden (City of Edinburgh) Created
2010 Arria (North Lanarkshire) Erected
2010 Bathgate Railway Station (West Lothian) Opened
2010 Blackridge Railway Station (West Lothian) Opened
2010 Cairnmore Wind Farm (Aberdeenshire) Opened
2010 Carcant Wind Farm (Midlothian) Opened
2010 Clythness Lighthouse (Highland) Closed
2010 Craigengelt Wind Farm (Stirling) Opened
2010 Craigmillar Castle Park Cemetery (City of Edinburgh) Opened
2010 Derek Holmes died - Railwayman
2010 Derek Holt died - Leisure entrepreneur
2010 Donald Malcolm Heritage Centre (Renfrewshire) Opened
2010 Drumgelloch Railway Station (North Lanarkshire) Opened
2010 Edinbane Wind Farm (Highland) Opened
2010 Edwin George Morgan died - Glasgow's Poet Laureate
2010 Foulertoun Arches (North Ayrshire) Opened
2010 Gerard Kelly (Paul Kelly) died - Actor and comedian
2010 Ghillie Dhu (City of Edinburgh) Opened
2010 Graham Crowden died - Stage and screen actor
2010 Hill of Fiddes Wind Farm (Aberdeenshire) Opened
2010 James (Jimmy) Reid died - Politician, author and infamous trade union leader
2010 John Adrian Shepherd-Barron died - Inventor of the first practical 'cash machine'
2010 Katie Wearie's Tree (West Lothian) Erected
2010 Kenneth McKellar died - Singer
2010 Kilmardinny Loch (East Dunbartonshire) Designated
2010 Patrick Moubray Cadell died - Archivist
2010 Phoenix Flowers (Glasgow City) Erected
2010 Prof. Geoffrey John Fraser Dutton died - Scientist, poet and author
2010 Rev. Alexander (Alex) Muir died - Musician and clergyman
2010 Robert (Bobby) Thomson (The Flying Scotsman) died - Baseball player who hit the 'shot heard round the world'
2010 Robin Rigg Wind Farm (Dumfries and Galloway) Opened
2010 Scotstoun Sports Campus (Glasgow City) Opened
2010 Shawfair Park Hospital (Midlothian) Built / Opened
2010 The Lookout (Highland) Opened
2010 Thomas (Tom) Fleming died - Commentator, actor and theatre director
2010 Three Lochs Way (West Dunbartonshire) Opened
2010 Tiree Community Wind Turbine (Argyll and Bute) Opened
2010 West Lothian Crematorium (West Lothian) Opened
2010 William (Bill) McLaren died - Rugby commentator
2010 Wojtek the Bear Memorial (City of Edinburgh) Erected
2010 Pope Benedict XVI visits Scotland
c.2011 Coinyie House Close Garden (City of Edinburgh) Created
2011 Anne Sutherland died - One of Britain's first female plastic surgeons
2011 Arecleoch Wind Farm (South Ayrshire) Opened
2011 Auchenshuggle Bridge (Glasgow City) Opened
2011 Borders Crematorium (Scottish Borders) Opened
2011 Brian Miller died - Artist and playwright
2011 Campbell Christie died - Trade unionist
2011 Clyde Wind Farm South (South Lanarkshire) Opened
2011 Clydeview Academy (Inverclyde) Established
2011 Gerald (Gerry) Rafferty died - Musician and music producer
2011 James Hutton Institute Dundee (Perth and Kinross) Established
2011 Janet Brown died - Comedienne and impressionist
2011 John (Jack) Cannon died - Golfer
2011 Lancastria Memorial (West Dunbartonshire) Erected
2011 Marischal College (Aberdeen City) Opened
2011 Mark Hill Wind Farm (South Ayrshire) Opened
2011 Mid Yell Junior High School (Shetland) Established
2011 Musselburgh Museum (East Lothian) Opened
2011 Prof. (John) Murdoch Mitchison died - Biologist
2011 Riverside Museum (Glasgow City) Built
2011 Starlaw Distillery (West Lothian) Opened
2011 The Fair Maid's House (Perth and Kinross) Opened
2011 The Old School (Dumfries and Galloway) Opened
2011 The White House (City of Edinburgh) Opened
2011 University of the Highlands and Islands (Western Isles) Established
2011 William (Willie) Fernie died - Footballer
2012 Ayrshire Athletics Arena (East Ayrshire) Opened
2012 Balmurrie Fell Wind Farm (Dumfries and Galloway) Opened
2012 BioCity Scotland (North Lanarkshire) Opened
2012 Bressay Lighthouse (Shetland) Closed
2012 Clochnahill Wind Farm (Aberdeenshire) Opened
2012 Clyde Wind Farm North (South Lanarkshire) Opened
2012 Doris Davidson died - Novelist
2012 Drone Hill Wind Farm (Scottish Borders) Opened
2012 George Ralston Wylie died - Sculptor
2012 Gordonbush Wind Farm (Highland) Opened
2012 Griffin Wind Farm (Perth and Kinross) Opened
2012 Hill of Towie Wind Farm (Moray) Opened
2012 John (Jocky) Wilson died - Darts player
2012 John Buchan Story (Scottish Borders) Opened
2012 Kelburn Wind Farm (North Ayrshire) Opened
2012 Knockando Wool Mill (Moray) Opened
2012 Little Raith Wind Farm (Fife) Opened
2012 Mareel (Shetland) Opened
2012 Millour Hill Community Wind Farm (North Ayrshire) Opened
2012 Ravenswood Local Nature Reserve (North Lanarkshire) Designated
2012 Scalloway Museum (Shetland) Opened
2012 Scotland's Rural College (Aberdeen City) Established
2012 Scottish Hydro Centre (Glasgow City) Opened
2012 Sir Chris Hoy Velodrome (Glasgow City) Opened
2012 Sir Duncan Rice Library (Aberdeen City) Built
2012 Sir James Arnot Hamilton died - Aircraft designer
2012 St Fergus Moss Wind Farm (Aberdeenshire) Opened
2012 Stanley (Stan) Wood died - Fossil collector
2012 Summerhall (City of Edinburgh) Opened
2012 Terence (Terry) Nutkins died - Naturalist and broadcaster
2012 The Bridgeness Slab (Falkirk) Erected
2013 (William Stanley) Stan Paterson died - Glaciologist
2013 Bankend Rig Wind Farm (South Lanarkshire) Opened
2013 Barlockhart Moor Wind Farm (Dumfries and Galloway) Opened
2013 Bruce Millan died - Politician
2013 Calder Water Wind Farm (South Lanarkshire) Opened
2013 Calliachar Wind Farm (Perth and Kinross) Opened
2013 Carscreugh Wind Farm (Dumfries and Galloway) Opened
2013 Cockenzie House (East Lothian) Opened
2013 Dalkeith Solar Meadow (Midlothian) Opened
2013 Fallago Rig Wind Farm (Scottish Borders) Opened
2013 Fonab Castle (Perth and Kinross) Built
2013 Iain Banks died - Author
2013 Kilmarnock Campus of Ayrshire College (East Ayrshire) Established
2013 Lasswade Centre (Midlothian) Built
2013 Loch Carnan Community Wind Farm (Western Isles) Opened
2013 Middleton Wind Farm (East Renfrewshire) Opened
2013 New College Lanarkshire (North Lanarkshire) Established
2013 Nutberry Wind Farm (South Lanarkshire) Opened
2013 Olympia Leisure Centre (Dundee City) Opened
2013 Overside & Greenwellhead Farms Wind Farm (Aberdeenshire) Opened
2013 Rosehall Wind Farm (Highland) Opened
2013 SSE Hydro (Glasgow City) Opened
2013 St John's Hill Wind Farm (Aberdeenshire) Opened
2013 The Kelpies (Falkirk) Erected
2014 Aberdeen Sports Village (Aberdeen City) Opened
2014 Alastair Reid died - Poet, essayist and translator
2014 Benholm, Mill of (Aberdeenshire) Closed
2014 Bernat Klein died - Fabric designer, famous for his mohair tweeds
2014 Camperdown Refinery (Dundee City) Closed
2014 Clarissa Dickson Wright died - Eccentric broadcaster and authoress
2014 Cumbernauld Academy (North Lanarkshire) Established
2014 Deaconess (City of Edinburgh) Built
2014 Dundee Museum of Transport (Dundee City) Opened
2014 Edinburgh Tram Depot (City of Edinburgh) Opened
2014 Edinburgh Tram Line (City of Edinburgh) Opened
2014 Glasgow City Heliport (Glasgow City) Opened
2014 HMP & YOI Grampian (Aberdeenshire) Built
2014 Harestanes Wind Farm (Dumfries and Galloway) Opened
2014 Helen Orr 'Elenor ' Gordon (Helen Orr Gordon-McKay) died - Olympic swimming champion
2014 Islay House (Argyll and Bute) Built
2014 James Alexander Gordon died - Veteran broadcaster
2014 John Milne died - Broadcaster
2014 Kenneth (Kenny) Ireland died - Actor
2014 Maitland Mackie died - Farmer and ice-cream producer
2014 Margo MacDonald died - Politician, journalist and broadcaster
2014 Mosswater Local Nature Reserve (North Lanarkshire) Designated
2014 Scottish Crime Campus (North Lanarkshire) Opened
2014 West Browncastle Wind Farm (South Lanarkshire) Opened
2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow
2015 Biggar & Upper Clydesdale Museum (South Lanarkshire) Opened
2015 Borders Railway (City of Edinburgh) Opened
2015 Brian Stewart died - Intelligence officer and civil servant
2015 Charles Kennedy died - Politician
2015 Crawick Multiverse (Dumfries and Galloway) Erected
2015 David Michie died - Artist
2015 Eskbank Railway Station (Midlothian) Opened
2015 Galashiels Railway Station (Scottish Borders) Opened
2015 Houndwood Crematorium (Scottish Borders) Opened
2015 Joseph (Joe) Beltrami died - Defence lawyer
2015 Lochboisdale Harbour (Western Isles) Built
2015 Mull Aquarium (Argyll and Bute) Opened
2015 Newtongrange Railway Station (Midlothian) Opened
2015 North Coast 500 (Highland) Constructed
2015 Ronald Stevenson died - Composer, pianist and musicologist
2015 Shawfair Railway Station (Midlothian) Opened
2015 Sir Peter Heatly died - Diver and former Chairman of the Commonwealth Games Federation
2015 The Interchange (Scottish Borders) Opened
2015 Tweedbank Railway Station (Scottish Borders) Opened
2015 William Angus McIlvanney died - Novelist and poet
2016 A' Chruach Wind Farm (Argyll and Bute) Opened
2016 Baldarroch Chapel and Crematorium (Aberdeenshire) Opened
2016 Captain Eric 'Winkle ' Brown died - Aeronautical pioneer, who was the Royal Navy's most decorated pilot
2016 Chia-aig, Abhainn (Highland) Opened
2016 Court Residence (West Lothian) Built
2016 Cuningar Loop Pedestrian Footbridge (Glasgow City) Opened
2016 Diamond Bridge (Aberdeen City) Opened
2016 Edinburgh Gateway Railway Station (City of Edinburgh) Opened
2016 Gareth Hoskins died - Architect
2016 Ian McCaskill (John Robertson McCaskill) died - Meteorologist and broadcaster
2016 Millport Helipad (North Ayrshire) Opened
2016 Mingary Castle (Highland) Built
2016 Oriam (City of Edinburgh) Opened
2016 Ronald (Ronnie) Balfour Corbett died - Comedian, noted particularly for his television double-act with Ronnie Barker in The Two Ronnies
2016 Sir Peter Maxwell Davies died - Composer and conductor
2016 Slessor Gardens (Dundee City) Created
2016 The Lyell Centre (City of Edinburgh) Established
2017 (Robert) Gordon Wilson died - Politician, who became Leader of the Scottish National Party
2017 Bankton Doocot (East Lothian) Opened
2017 Clydeside Distillery (Glasgow City) Opened
2017 Cuningar Loop Woodland Park (South Lanarkshire) Created
2017 Dumfries and Galloway Royal Infirmary (Dumfries and Galloway) Built / Opened
2017 Forres Railway Station (Moray) Opened
2017 Forse House (Highland) Built
2017 Galawhistle Wind Farm (East Ayrshire) Opened
2017 Ian Brady (Ian Duncan Stewart) died - 'Moors Murderer'
2017 Irvine Townhouse (North Ayrshire) Opened
2017 Leith Fort (City of Edinburgh) Built
2017 Military Museum Scotland (West Lothian) Opened
2017 Queen Elizabeth II Canal (Falkirk) Opened
2017 Queensferry Crossing (City of Edinburgh) Opened
2017 Sibbald Walk (City of Edinburgh) Constructed
2017 Sir Arnold Clark died - Entrepreneurial car dealer and philanthropist
2017 The Portal (North Ayrshire) Opened
2017 Thomas (Tam) Dalyell (Sir Tam Dalyell of the Binns) died - Politician
2018 Alan Longmuir died - Musician and founder of the band Bay City Rollers
2018 Ardnahoe Distillery (Argyll and Bute) Opened
2018 Blackcraig Wind Farm (Dumfries and Galloway) Opened
2018 Cardinal Keith Michael Patrick O'Brien died - Cardinal
2018 Dennis Nilsen died - Serial killer, known as the Muswell Hill Murderer
2018 Glasgow BMX Centre (Glasgow City) Opened
2018 Murchison House (City of Edinburgh) Established
2018 Patrick (Pat) Lally died - Controversial Lord Provost of Glasgow
2018 Scott Hutchison died - Musician and song-writer
2018 Sir (William) Kerr Fraser died - Civil servant and academic administrator
2018 V&A Dundee (Dundee City) Built
2018 2018 European Championships
2019 Alasdair Gray died - Author, artist and nationalist
2019 Andrew Fairlie died - Chef and restaurateur
2019 Annet House (West Lothian) Closed
2019 Bertha Park High School (Perth and Kinross) Established
2019 Charles Jencks died - Architect, architectural historian and author
2019 Dr. Adam Watson died - Ecologist, mountaineer, environmental campaigner and authority on the Cairngorm Mountains
2019 Hugh McIlvanney died - Sports journalist and broadcaster
2019 Prof. David Bellamy died - Broadcaster, conservationist and environmental campaigner
2019 Prof. John Brown died - Astronomer Royal for Scotland
2019 Rosamunde Pilcher (Rosamunde Scott, Jane Fraser) died - Scotland's best-selling author of the late 20th C
2019 The Linlithgow Museum (West Lothian) Opened
2019 William (Billy) McNeill died - Football player
2020 Dr. Hamish MacInnes died - Mountaineer, rescuer and author
2020 John Sessions (John Gibb Marshall) died - Erudite comedian and actor
2020 Johnnie Beattie died - Actor, entertainer and comedian
2020 Kintore Railway Station (Aberdeenshire) Opened
2020 Marilyn Imrie died - Radio producer and theatre director
2020 Newhall Mains Airstrip (Highland) Opened
2020 Prof. Hugh Simpson died - Pathologist, explorer and mountaineer
2020 Reston Railway Station (Scottish Borders) Opened
2020 Sir Sean Connery died - Actor
2020 Stella Tennant died - Model
2020 Thomas (Tommy) Docherty died - Football player and manager
2021 COP26 Climate Summit
2021 Dame Elizabeth Blackadder died - Painter
2021 Ian St. John (The Saint) died - Footballer, football manager and broadcaster, known as The Saint
2021 Steve Bronski (Steven William Forrest) died - Musician and gay activist
2021 Sydney Devine died - Country and western singer
2022 Frederick (Freddy) Johnston died - Newspaper proprietor
2022 Sir Angus Grossart died - Merchant banker
2022 Sir Duncan Rice died - Academic
2022 William (Bill) Bryden died - Theatre director, screenwriter and television executive

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