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.