1759 The Birth of Robert Burns
1760 George III becomes King.
1775 The American War of Independence began.
1781 Private Whisky distilling is made illegal.
1788 Charles Edward Stewart dies in Rome.
1793 War with France (French Revolutionary Wars)
1799 Napoleon ascends to First Consul of France.
1815 The Battle of Waterloo
1817 Walter Scott publishes Rob Roy.
1827 Captain James Stirling founds Perth.
1829 The Trial of Burke and Hare.
1830 William III of Scotland, IV of England becomes King.
1833 Slavery Abolished in British dominions.
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