On This Day

What Happened in June 1488

Historical Events

  • Jun 11 Battle of Sauchieburn, rebellion against the Scottish crown results in death of King James III

Royal Coronation

Jun 24 James IV is crowned King of Scotland at Scone Abbey in Scone, aged 15

Famous Deaths

  • Jun 11 James III, King of Scots (1460-88), killed in battle or assassinated soon after at Milltown near Bannockburn at 36