Scotland in History (Part 9)

Scotland: Edinburgh - Glasgow

Historical Events


Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 801 - 900 of 900

  • 1973-09-26 Chris Small, Scottish snooker player, born in Edinburgh, United Kingdom
  • 1973-10-11 Steven Pressley, Scottish football player and manager, born in Elgin, Scotland
  • 1973-10-13 Peter Dumbreck, Scottish race car driver, born in Kirkcaldy, Fife, Scotland
  • 1973-10-24 Jackie McNamara, Scottish soccer defender (33 caps; Celtic) and manager (Partick Thistle, Dundee United, York City), born in Glasgow, Scotland
  • 1973-12-31 Malcolm Middleton, Scottish musician (Arab Strap), born in Dumfries, United Kingdom
  • 1974-07-17 Laura Macdonald, Scottish jazz musician, born in Glasgow, United Kingdom
  • 1974-08-14 Martin Bulloch, Scottish musician (Mogwai), born in Blantyre, United Kingdom
  • 1974-08-23 Ray Park, Scottish actor, born in Glasgow, United Kingdom
  • 1975-01-15 Edith Bowman, Scottish television and radio presenter, born in Anstruther, United Kingdom
  • 1975-05-18 John Higgins, Scottish snooker player (4-time world champion), born in Wishaw, Scotland
  • 1976-02-23 Kelly Macdonald, Scottish actress, born in Glasgow, United Kingdom
  • 1976-03-23 Chris Hoy, Scottish cyclist, most successful Olympic cyclist ever (7 Olympic medals), born in Edinburgh
  • 1976-03-31 Graeme Smith, British swimmer (Olympic bronze 1,500m 1996), born in Falkirk, Scotland
  • 1976-04-27 Isobel Campbell, Scottish singer and composer, born in Glasgow, Scotland
  • 1976-05-10 Stuart Braithwaite, Scottish musician (Mogwai)
  • 1976-09-15 Paul Thomson, Scottish drummer (Franz Ferdinand), born in Glasgow
  • 1977-01-04 David Millar, Scottish road racing cyclist (banned in 2004 for doping), born in Mtarfa, Malta
  • 1977-04-12 Glenn Rogers, Australian-born Scottish cricketer, born in Sydney, Australia
  • 1977-11-28 Gavin Rae, Scottish footballer
  • 1978-02-02 Barry Ferguson, Scottish football player
  • 1978-02-05 Brian Russell, American football player, born in Scotland, United Kingdom
  • 1978-02-13 Hamish Glencross, Scottish guitarist (My Dying Bride), born in Dundee, Scotland
  • 1978-03-30 Chris Paterson, Scottish rugby player and coach, born in Edinburgh, Scotland
  • 1978-04-12 Guy Berryman, Scottish bassist (Coldplay), born in Kirkcaldy, Scotland
  • 1978-04-17 Jason White, Scottish rugby player, born in Edinburgh, Scotland
  • 1978-05-03 Lawrence Tynes, Scottish-American football player, born in Greenock, Scotland
  • 1978-07-21 Gary Teale, Scottish football player and coach, born in Glasgow, Scotland
  • 1978-10-14 Steven Thompson, Scottish footballer
  • 1978-10-25 Russell Anderson, Scottish footballer (Sunderland), born in Aberdeen, Scotland
  • 1978-11-16 Gary Naysmith, Scottish footballer, born in Edinburgh, United Kingdom
  • 1979-02-09 "Casper" David Gray, English snooker player (2003 Scottish Open Winner), born in Lower Morden, Greater London
  • 1979-02-15 Gordon Shedden, Scottish auto racing driver, born in Edinburgh, United Kingdom
  • 1979-03-04 Jon Fratelli, Scottish singer (The Fratellis)
  • 1979-04-21 James McAvoy, Scottish actor (X-Men: First Class), born in Glasgow, Scotland
  • 1979-04-23 Barry Fratelli, Scottish bassist (The Fratellis), born in Glasgow, Scotland
  • 1979-04-29 Ryan Sharp, Scottish racing driver, born in Newtonhill, Scotland
  • 1979-05-21 Jamie Hepburn, Member of the Scottish Parliament
  • 1979-06-05 Fraser Watts, Scottish cricketer
  • 1979-06-25 Richard Hughes, Scottish footballer (Bournemouth), born in Glasgow
  • 1979-08-31 Simon Neil, Scottish rock musician (Biffy Clyro), born in Irvine, North Ayrshire, Scotland, S
  • 1979-12-23 Kenny Miller, Scottish football player, born in Edinburgh, United Kingdom
  • 1980-03-22 Pamela O'Connor, Scottish ice dancer, born in Glasgow, Scotland
  • 1980-04-02 Adam Fleming, English news reporter (Daily Politics), born in Glasgow, Scotland
  • 1980-04-30 Sam Heughan, Scottish actor (Outlander), born in Balmaclellan, Scotland
  • 1980-05-08 Michelle McManus, Scottish singer
  • 1980-05-14 Hugo Southwell, Scottish rugby union footballer
  • 1980-05-18 Aileen Campbell, Scottish Politician
  • 1980-08-19 Darius Danesh, Scottish pop, opera and swing singer-songwriter and stage actor, born in Glasgow, Scotland
  • 1981-01-15 Sean Lamont, Scottish rugby union footballer, born in Perth, United Kingdom
  • 1981-02-03 Maurice Ross, Scottish footballer
  • 1981-03-13 Stephen Maguire, Scottish snooker player, born in Glasgow, Scotland
  • 1981-06-07 Kevin Kyle, Scottish soccer striker (Scotland 10 caps, Sunderland), born in Stranraer, Wigtownshire
  • 1981-06-10 Burton O'Brien, Scottish footballer
  • 1981-08-11 Sandi Thom, Scottish born singer
  • 1981-10-12 Brian Kerr, Scottish football manager, born in Dublin, Ireland
  • 1981-11-07 Anthony Moffat, Scottish musician, writer and filmmaker, born in Dumfries, Scotland
  • 1981-11-20 Scott Hutchinson, Scottish musician (Frightened Rabbit), born in Selkirk, Scotland (d. 2018)
  • 1981-12-16 Gareth Williams, Scottish footballer
  • 1982-04-16 Barry Jones, Scottish magician, born in Aberdeen, Scotland
  • 1982-08-28 Kevin McNaughton, Scottish footballer, born in Dundee, Scotland
  • 1982-12-31 Craig Gordon, Scottish footballer, born in Edinburgh, United Kingdom
  • 1983-01-24 Shaun Maloney, Scottish soccer midfielder (47 caps; Celtic), born in Miri, Malaysia
  • 1983-03-15 Sean Biggerstaff, Scottish actor
  • 1983-04-14 James McFadden, Scottish footballer, born in Springburn, Glasgow
  • 1983-05-16 Mince Fratelli, Scottish Drummer (The Fratellis)
  • 1983-08-18 Kris Boyd, Scottish footballer, born in Irvine, Scotland
  • 1983-10-08 Michael Fraser, Scottish football goalkeeper, born in Inverness, Scotland
  • 1983-10-30 Iain Hume, Canadian footballer (Kerala Blasters), born in Edinburgh, Scotland
  • 1983-11-25 Kirsty Crawford, Scottish pop singer-songwriter (Pop Idol), born in Glasgow
  • 1983-12-02 Chris Burke, Scottish soccer winger (7 caps; Rangers F.C., Kilmarnock), born in Glasgow, Scotland
  • 1984-01-26 Iain Turner, Scottish footballer, born in Stirling, United Kingdom
  • 1984-02-01 Darren Fletcher, Scottish soccer midfielder (80 caps; manchester United, WBA, Stoke City), born in Dalkeith, Scotland
  • 1984-06-16 Steven Whittaker, Scottish Footballer
  • 1984-08-09 Paul Gallagher, Scottish footballer
  • 1984-11-30 Alan Hutton, Scottish footballer
  • 1985-05-23 Ross Wallace, Scottish footballer
  • 1985-06-06 Drew Galloway, Scottish professional wrestler
  • 1985-06-14 Andrew Bonner, Scottish football player
  • 1985-07-17 Neil McGregor, Scottish footballer, born in Irvine, United Kingdom
  • 1985-08-30 Steven Smith, Scottish footballer (Rangers), born in Bellshill, Scotland
  • 1985-09-18 Pete Cashmore, Scottish blogger (Mashable), born in Banchory, Scotland
  • 1985-11-28 Caitlin McClatchey, Scottish swimmer
  • 1986-02-13 Jamie Murray, Scottish tennis player, born in Glasgow, United Kingdom
  • 1986-04-04 Aiden McGeady, Republic of Ireland national team footballer, born in Rutherglen, Scotland
  • 1986-05-15 Adam Moffat, Scottish football player, born in Glasgow, Scotland

Person of interestRichard Madden

1986-06-18 Richard Madden, Scottish actor (Games of Thrones, Cinderella), born in Elderslie, Scotland

  • 1987-01-09 Paolo Nutini, Scottish rock singer & songwriter (Sunny Side Up), born in Paisley, United Kingdom
  • 1987-02-09 Rose Leslie, Scottish actress (Downton Abbey, Game of Thrones), born in Aberdeen, Scotland
  • 1987-03-20 Patrick Boyle, Scottish footballer

Person of interestAndy Murray

1987-05-15 Andy Murray, British tennis player (Olympic gold 2012, 16; Wimbledon 2013, 16), born in Glasgow, Scotland

Tennis Champion Andy Murray
Tennis Champion
Andy Murray
  • 1987-06-06 Kyle Falconer, Scottish musician
  • 1987-07-20 Nicola Benedetti, Scottish classical violinist, born in West Kilbride, North Ayrshire
  • 1987-08-08 Katie Leung, Scottish actress
  • 1987-11-28 Karen Gillan, Scottish actress (Doctor Who, Guardians of the Galaxy), born in Inverness, Scotland
  • 1988-01-03 Ikechi Anya, Scottish soccer midfielder (29 caps; Watford, Derby County), born in Glasgow, Scotland
  • 1988-07-21 Chris Mitchell, Scottish footballer, born in Stirling, Scotland (d. 2016)
  • 1988-07-24 Luke Mitchell, Scottish murderer
  • 1988-12-30 Leon Jackson, Scottish pop-jazz singer (The X-Factor - "When You Believe"), born in Whitburn, West Lothian, Scotland
  • 1989-06-08 Gary Wilson, Scottish Musician

Person of interestDolly the Sheep

1996-07-05 Dolly the Sheep, first mammal to be cloned from an adult cell, born in Scotland


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