20th Century

Timeline

1901    IRN BRU Official launch
1901    Edward I of Scotland, VII of England becomes King.
1910    George V becomes King.

1914-1918    The Great War – World War I

1919    Riots in George Square Glasgow.
1928    Women get the vote on the same terms as men.
1931    National Trust for Scotland founded.
1936    Edward II, VIII of England becomes King
1936   George VI becomes King.

1939-1945    World War II

1952    Elizabeth II becomes Queen.
1957    Scottish Television starts broadcasting.
1967    Drilling of the first North Sea oil well
1978    Launch of BBC Radio Scotland.
1988    Lockerbie Bombing.
1996    Dunblane massacre
1996    The Stone of Destiny is returned to Scotland.
1999    A Scottish Parliament sits for the first time in 272 years.

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Rebus The Airborne GSD
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Scots at War
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The Edinburgh LDV
The Edinburgh LDV is a 1940's historical re-enactment society based in Scotland. That aim to recreate the early LDV as
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The History Buffs
The History Buffs are a group of like-minded friends and family who love history and enjoy spending time living the
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The Gordon Highlanders 1914-1918
The Gordon Highlanders 1914-18 exist to re-create as accurately as possible the life of the soldiers of the Gordon Highlanders
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The Great War Boys
The Great War Boys are focused on providing informative presentations and re-enactment on The Great War, through the knowledge they
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The Scottish Military Vehicle Group
The Scottish Military Vehicle Group are a collection of enthusiasts who own, restore and run military vehicles. Whilst many of
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Wee County At War
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