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Scottish History Time-line (21st Century)

Note that, within a single year, events are not necessarily presented in chronological order.

Previous Period
2000 Bressay Stone (Shetland) Erected
2000 Carronvale Recreation Centre (Falkirk) Opened
2000 Donald Dewar died - Politician and the first Premier of the modern Scottish Parliament
2000 Dumbarnie Links (Fife) Designated
2000 Dun Law Wind Farm (Scottish Borders) Opened
2000 Dundee Ice Arena (Dundee City) Opened
2000 Hare Hill Wind Farm (East Ayrshire) Opened
2000 Iain Ellis Hamilton died - Composer and academic
2000 Islay Wave Power Station (Argyll and Bute) Opened
2000 Jean McDowell (Jean Burnett) died - Pioneering sports woman
2000 Kippford Millennium Cross (Dumfries and Galloway) Erected
2000 Livingston Designer Outlet (West Lothian) Opened
2000 Low Parks Museum (South Lanarkshire) Opened
2000 Nigel Tranter (Nye Tredgold) died - Historical novelist
2000 Pullar House (Perth and Kinross) Opened
2000 Sanctuary (Western Isles) Erected
2000 Scottish Korean War Memorial (West Lothian) Erected
2000 Scottish Seabird Centre (East Lothian) Opened
2000 Sensation (Dundee City) Opened
2000 Sir (Crawford) Murray MacLehose (Lord MacLehose of Beoch) died - Governor of Hong Kong
2000 Sir James (Jimmy) Shand died - Musician
2000 Sir John Brown died - Shipbuilder and naval architect
2000 Slate Islands Heritage Centre (Argyll and Bute) Opened
2000 St Andrew's in the Square (Glasgow City) Opened
2000 Strathclyde Homes Stadium (West Dunbartonshire) Opened
2000 The Big Idea (North Ayrshire) Opened
2000 The Caerlaverock Cairn (Dumfries and Galloway) Erected
2000 The Imax Cinema (Glasgow City) Opened
2000 The Museum of Abernethy (Perth and Kinross) Opened
2000 Timothy (Tim) Stead died - Furniture designer, wood sculptor and conservationist
2000 Water of Leith Conservation Trust Headquarters (City of Edinburgh) Opened
2001 (Cecil) Arnold Beevers died - Crystallographer and inventor
2001 Al-Maktoum College of Higher Education (Dundee City) Established
2001 Bellahouston Leisure Centre (Glasgow City) Opened
2001 Birnam Arts & Conference Centre (Perth and Kinross) Opened
2001 Blackhouse Village (Western Isles) Opened
2001 Cairngorm Mountain Railway (Highland) Opened
2001 Cardinal Thomas Joseph Winning died - Leader of the Roman Catholic Church in Scotland
2001 Cineworld Glasgow (Glasgow City) Opened
2001 Dance Base (City of Edinburgh) Opened
2001 Desperate Dan Statue (Dundee City) Erected
2001 Dorothy Dunnett died - Writer of historical novels and portrait painter
2001 Gordon Lamont Brown (Broon frae Troon) died - International rugby player
2001 Gracemount Community Park (City of Edinburgh) Created
2001 Grangemouth Power Station (Falkirk) Opened
2001 Granton Lighthouse (City of Edinburgh) Closed
2001 Hairmyres Hospital (South Lanarkshire) Built / Opened
2001 Isle of Bute Discovery Centre (Argyll and Bute) Opened
2001 Jack Milroy (James Cruden) died - Comedian
2001 James (Jimmy) Logan (James Short) died - Entertainer and actor
2001 John Boyd died - Artist
2001 John Jackson Mackay (Lord Mackay of Ardbrecknish) died - Politician
2001 Kingscavil Cemetery (West Lothian) Opened
2001 Kirriemuir Gateway to the Glens Museum (Angus) Opened
2001 Knockan Crag (Highland) Opened
2001 Mount Stuart Visitor Centre (Argyll and Bute) Opened
2001 Muirkirk Uplands (East Ayrshire) Designated
2001 National Museum of Rural Life (South Lanarkshire) Opened
2001 Ocean Terminal (City of Edinburgh) Opened
2001 Old Royal Station (Aberdeenshire) Opened
2001 Scotsman Hotel (City of Edinburgh) Built
2001 Sir Reo Stakis (Argiros Anastasis) died - Hotel and casino chain owner
2001 Stuart Adamson died - Rock musician
2001 The Booth (Shetland) Opened
2001 The Edinburgh Dungeon (City of Edinburgh) Opened
2001 The Glasgow Science Centre (Glasgow City) Opened
2001 The Glasgow Science Mall (Glasgow City) Opened
2001 The Glasgow Tower (Glasgow City) Opened
2001 Turnberry Kintyre Course (South Ayrshire) Opened
2001 Uist and Barra Hospital (Western Isles) Built / Opened
2001 Wideford Reservoir (Orkney) Opened
2001 Wishaw General Hospital (North Lanarkshire) Built / Opened
2002 Anthony James (Lonnie) Donegan died - Musician, known as the "King of Skiffle"
2002 Beinn an Tuirc Wind Farm (Argyll and Bute) Opened
2002 Bowbeat Wind Farm (Scottish Borders) Opened
2002 City Quay (Dundee City) Opened
2002 Craigmillar Castle Jubilee Park (City of Edinburgh) Created
2002 Donald Dewar Statue (Glasgow City) Erected
2002 Eriskay Causeway (Western Isles) Constructed
2002 Falkirk Wheel (Falkirk) Built
2002 Garrion Bridges (South Lanarkshire) Opened
2002 Glencoe Visitor Centre (Highland) Opened
2002 Great Glen Way (Highland) Opened
2002 Hamish Henderson died - Folk-song writer and poet
2002 Hermiston Quay (City of Edinburgh) Opened
2002 Holmsgarth Ferry Terminal (Shetland) Opened
2002 James Hutton Memorial Garden (City of Edinburgh) Created
2002 Kingennie Fishings (Angus) Opened
2002 Lady Linda McCartney Memorial Garden (Argyll and Bute) Created
2002 Longhope Lifeboat Museum (Orkney) Opened
2002 Millennium Bridge (Glasgow City) Opened
2002 Multrees Walk (City of Edinburgh) Constructed
2002 Patrick (Paddy) Tunney died - Irish folk singer and writer
2002 Peter Angus Macnab died - Veteran author
2002 Princess Margaret Rose Windsor died - Unconventional royal and socialite
2002 Queen Elizabeth (The Queen Mother, Elizabeth Bowes-Lyon) died - Mother of Queen Elizabeth II
2002 Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh (City of Edinburgh) Built / Opened
2002 Sandaig Lighthouse (Highland) Built
2002 Shetland Library (Shetland) Established
2002 Strathclyde Police Training and Recruitment Centre (South Lanarkshire) Opened
2002 Tangy Wind Farm (Argyll and Bute) Opened
2002 The Glasgow Police Museum (Glasgow City) Opened
2002 The Queen's Gallery (City of Edinburgh) Opened
2002 Turnberry Arran Course (South Ayrshire) Opened
2002 West Mainland Leisure Centre (Shetland) Opened
2003 An Turas Ferry Shelter (Argyll and Bute) Opened
2003 Applecross Heritage Centre (Highland) Opened
2003 Brechin Museum (Angus) Opened
2003 Cars of the Stars Motor Museum (City of Edinburgh) Opened
2003 Colintraive Community Garden (Argyll and Bute) Created
2003 Cruck Cottage (Dumfries and Galloway) Opened
2003 Dolly The Sheep died - The first mammal ever to be cloned from an adult cell
2003 Edinburgh Bus Station (City of Edinburgh) Opened
2003 Edinburgh International Climbing Arena (City of Edinburgh) Opened
2003 Forss Wind Farm (Highland) Opened
2003 George Kenneth Hotson Younger (4th Viscount Younger of Leckie) died - Politician and banker
2003 Holburn Head Lighthouse (Highland) Closed
2003 Insh Marshes (Highland) Designated
2003 John Grieve died - Actor
2003 Maggie's Centre Dundee (Dundee City) Built
2003 Rova Head Lighthouse (Shetland) Built
2003 Scottish National Croquet Centre (City of Edinburgh) Opened
2003 Scottish Plant Hunter's Garden (Perth and Kinross) Created
2003 Sir James Marjoribanks died - Diplomat
2003 Springburn Leisure Centre and Library (Glasgow City) Opened
2003 Springburn Museum (Glasgow City) Opened
2003 Springwood Hall (Scottish Borders) Opened
2003 Steven (Steve) Hislop died - Controversial motorcycling champion, regarded by fellow riders as the fastest man ever on a motorcycle
2003 The Big Idea (North Ayrshire) Closed
2003 The Cairngorms National Park (Aberdeenshire) Designated
2003 The Ice Factor (Highland) Opened
2003 Tiree Rural Centre (Argyll and Bute) Opened
2003 Walter Laing MacDonald Perry (Lord Perry of Walton) died - Academic, who became the first head of the Open University
2003 William Cochran died - Physicist
2004 Aberdeen Snowsports Centre (Aberdeen City) Opened
2004 Ardrossan Wind Farm (North Ayrshire) Opened
2004 Bo'ness Motor Museum (Falkirk) Opened
2004 Cranhill Sensory Garden (Glasgow City) Created
2004 Cruach Mhor Wind Farm (Argyll and Bute) Opened
2004 Crystal Rig Wind Farm (Scottish Borders) Opened
2004 Dame Sheila Marshall McKechnie died - Campaigner
2004 Dr. Margaret Fay Shaw died - Gaelic folklorist and photographer
2004 Eddie C. Straiton died - Veterinary surgeon, author and broadcaster, known as "the first TV vet"
2004 George Law Campbell died - Linguist and author
2004 Glasgow Fort (Glasgow City) Opened
2004 Graeme Kelling died - Musician
2004 Granton Gas Works (City of Edinburgh) Closed
2004 Highland Aviation Museum (Highland) Opened
2004 Jimmy Mack (James McRitchie) died - Broadcaster
2004 John Dunn died - Radio presenter
2004 Mar Hall (Renfrewshire) Built
2004 Molly Weir died - Stage, screen, radio and television character actress and author
2004 Peter Francis Walter Kerr (12th Marquess of Lothian) died - Noble and statesman
2004 Princess Alice Windsor (Duchess of Gloucester; Alice Montagu Douglas Scott) died - The oldest British Royal in history
2004 Queensberry House (City of Edinburgh) Opened
2004 Radio City (North Ayrshire) Opened
2004 Rikki Fulton died - Comedian and actor
2004 Robert Fergusson Statue (City of Edinburgh) Erected
2004 Robert James Naismith died - Architect and town planner
2004 Russell Hunter (Russell Ellis) died - Stage and screen actor
2004 Scottish Parliament (City of Edinburgh) Built
2004 Scottish Police Memorial (Fife) Erected
2004 Sir Angus Ogilvy died - Noble and businessman
2004 Sir Robert Boyd died - Space research pioneer
2004 Sligachan Hotel (Highland) Opened
2004 Solway Harvester Memorials (Dumfries and Galloway) Erected
2004 Strathpeffer Spa Pavilion (Highland) Opened
2004 The Eastgate Theatre & Arts Centre (Scottish Borders) Opened
2005 Aberfeldy Water Mill (Perth and Kinross) Opened
2005 An Lanntair (Western Isles) Opened
2005 Assynt Leisure Centre (Highland) Opened
2005 Bangour Reservoir (West Lothian) Opened
2005 Creag Meagaidh (Highland) Designated
2005 Curl Aberdeen (Aberdeen City) Opened
2005 Five Sisters Zoo (West Lothian) Created
2005 George Barron died - Gardener and broadcaster
2005 George Millar died - Author and soldier
2005 Gillingshill Reservoir (Fife) Designated
2005 Gordon Henderson Naismith Campbell died - Political journalist
2005 Henry Alexander Hepburne Scott (10th Earl of Polwarth) died - Businessman and politician
2005 Hundy Mundy Wood (Scottish Borders) Opened
2005 Kilchoman Distillery (Argyll and Bute) Opened
2005 Law's Close (Fife) Opened
2005 Martyn Bennett died - Experimental musician
2005 Michael Sheard died - Television, film and stage actor
2005 Museum of Communication (Fife) Opened
2005 Norman Russell Wylie (Lord Wylie) died - Jurist and politician
2005 Old Tolbooth (Shetland) Opened
2005 Perth Concert Hall (Perth and Kinross) Opened
2005 Robert McCann died - Hollywood makeup artist and stylist
2005 Robin Finlayson Cook died - Politician
2005 Roucan Loch Crematorium (Dumfries and Galloway) Opened
2005 Royal Bank of Scotland Headquarters (City of Edinburgh) Opened
2005 Scottish Hydro Electric Visitor Centre (Perth and Kinross) Opened
2005 Sir Alexander (Alex) Trotman (Lord Trotman of Osmotherley) died - Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of the Ford Motor Company
2005 Sir Eduardo Luigi Paolozzi died - Sculptor, described as one of the most influential British artists of the 20th Century
2005 The Buckie Drifter Maritime Heritage Centre (Moray) Closed
2005 Very Rev. Prof. John McIntyre died - Scholar and history-making clergyman
2005 W.I. Douglas Elliot died - Rugby player
2005 Waterston House (East Lothian) Opened
2005 G8 Summit
2006 (John David) Ruari McDowall Hardie McLean died - Typographer and graphical designer
2006 (Michael) Eric Forth died - Uncompromising Conservative politician
2006 (Walter) Ronald (Ronnie) Alexander died - Businessman and enthusiastic golfer
2006 Andrew Morrison died - Pioneering ear surgeon
2006 Aqualibrium (Argyll and Bute) Opened
2006 Black Law Wind Farm (West Lothian) Opened
2006 Calum Kennedy died - Popular folk singer
2006 Cardowan Moss (Glasgow City) Designated
2006 Charles Smith died - Local historian
2006 Clyde Arc (Glasgow City) Opened
2006 Dame Muriel Spark (Muriel Sarah Camberg) died - Novelist
2006 David Morrison died - Veteran athlete
2006 Derek Bond died - Actor
2006 Douglas Henderson died - Nationalist politician
2006 Easthouse (Shetland) Opened
2006 Eileen Caddy died - Co-founder of the Findhorn Foundation
2006 Glengarry Heritage Centre (Highland) Opened
2006 Hadyard Hill Wind Farm (South Ayrshire) Opened
2006 Harbourmaster's House (Fife) Opened
2006 Iain Stewart MacMillan died - Pop photographer
2006 Ian Hamilton Finlay died - Poet, creative writer, conceptual artist and sculptor
2006 Ivor Cutler died - Eccentric poet, musician, comedian and philosopher
2006 James (Jimmy) Johnstone died - Football player
2006 James Hutton Trail (Scottish Borders) Opened
2006 Jeremy Bruce-Watt died - Journalist and author
2006 John Angus Macsween died - Entrepreneurial haggis-maker
2006 John Cochrane died - Concorde test pilot
2006 Kintyre Way (Argyll and Bute) Opened
2006 Kirkpatrick MacMillan Bridge (Dumfries and Galloway) Opened
2006 Lady Christian Mary Hesketh (Christian Mary McEwen) died - Author, public servant and hostess
2006 Lumir Soukup died - Landscape and environmental artist
2006 Maggie's Centre Fife (Fife) Built
2006 Margaret Ewing (Margaret Anne McAdam) died - Politician
2006 Marine Operations Centre (Aberdeen City) Built
2006 Michelin Tyre Plant (Dundee City) Opened
2006 Moira Shearer (Lady Kennedy; Moira Shearer King) died - Ballerina, actress and authoress
2006 Morgan Playing Fields (City of Edinburgh) Created
2006 Newhaven Heritage Museum (City of Edinburgh) Closed
2006 Prof. Ross Mitchell died - Pioneering paediatrician
2006 Queen Mother's Memorial Garden (City of Edinburgh) Created
2006 RAF Saxa Vord (Shetland) Closed
2006 Rev. Prof. Allan Galloway died - Theologian
2006 Robin Hunter Neillands died - Author, traveller and military historian
2006 Robin Orr died - Composer, academic and first Chairman of Scottish Opera
2006 Ronald (Ronnie) Chisholm died - Cricketer
2006 Ross Davidson (William Russell Davidson) died - Actor
2006 Science and Advice for Scottish Agriculture (City of Edinburgh) Opened
2006 Sir Alan Blyth Hume died - Civil servant and conservationist
2006 Sir Andrew Alexander Steel Stark died - Diplomat
2006 Sir Iain Mark Tennant died - Businessman
2006 Sir John James Cowperthwaite died - Economist, responsible for creating Hong Kong's dynamic economy
2006 Sir Robert Calderwood died - Local government administrator
2006 Thomas (Tom) Weir died - Broadcaster, climber, author and naturalist
2006 Troup House School (Aberdeenshire) Established
2006 Waverley Court (City of Edinburgh) Built
2006 Whalsay Heritage Centre (Shetland) Opened
2006 William (Bill) Auld died - Leading Esperanto poet, author and translator
2006 William Sydney (Syd) Scroggie died - Inspirational hill-walker, author and worthy
2006 Xscape Braehead (Renfrewshire) Opened
2007 Antonella (Tony) Kerr (Marchioness of Lothian) died - Journalist and broadcaster, who founded the Woman of the Year lunches
2007 Arnish Moor Wind Cluster (Western Isles) Opened
2007 BBC Headquarters (Glasgow City) Opened
2007 Beatrice Wind Farm (Highland) Opened
2007 Bell's Cherrybank Centre (Perth and Kinross) Closed
2007 Buccleuch Centre (Dumfries and Galloway) Opened
2007 Charles Forte (Lord Forte) died - Hotelier and entrepreneur
2007 Colin McRae died - Rally car driver
2007 Deborah Kerr (Deborah Jane Kerr-Trimmer) died - Actress
2007 Donaldson's (West Lothian) Built
2007 Earlsburn Wind Farm (Stirling) Opened
2007 Edinburgh BioQuarter (City of Edinburgh) Established
2007 Eric McCredie died - Musician
2007 Eyemouth Maritime Centre (Scottish Borders) Opened
2007 George Elder Davie died - Philosopher
2007 Gian Carlo Menotti died - Composer
2007 Harold (Harry) Ewing (Lord Ewing of Kirkford) died - Policitian and champion of Scottish devolution
2007 Ian William Richardson died - Stage, screen and television actor
2007 Isabel Newstead died - Paralympic athlete
2007 John MacLeod of MacLeod (29th Chief of Clan MacLeod) died - Chief of Clan MacLeod
2007 Liberton Bank House (City of Edinburgh) Established
2007 Lieutenant-General Sir James Parlane Baird died - Director-General of the Royal Army Medical Corps (RAMC)
2007 Magnus Magnusson died - Writer, broadcaster and founding question-master of BBC television's 'Mastermind' quiz programme
2007 Petershill Park (Glasgow City) Opened
2007 Prof. John (Jack) W. Boag died - Medical physicist and pacifist
2007 Queen Margaret University (East Lothian) Built
2007 Rothesay Joint Campus School (Argyll and Bute) Established
2007 Saxa Vord Resort (Shetland) Built
2007 Scottish National Equestrian Centre (West Lothian) Established
2007 Shetland Museum and Archives (Shetland) Opened
2007 Sir Ian Hedworth John Little Gilmour of Liberton and Craigmillar (Lord Gilmour of Craigmillar) died - Policitian and author
2007 Sir Ian McGregor died - Malariologist
2007 Sir John Edward Gilmour died - Politician
2007 Sir John Harrison Burnett died - Energetic mycologist, university administrator and conservationist
2007 Steven Campbell died - Artist
2007 Steven's Croft Power Station (Dumfries and Galloway) Opened
2007 The Titan Crane (West Dunbartonshire) Opened
2007 Thomas (Tom) Chalmers Steel died - Television producer and author
2007 Thomas (Tom) Duncan died - Textbook author
2007 Transition Extreme (Aberdeen City) Opened
2007 University of the West of Scotland (Dumfries and Galloway) Established
2007 Walter Francis John Montagu Douglas Scott (9th Duke of Buccleuch; 11th Duke of Queensberry) died - Noble, politician and landowner
2007 Waverley Court (City of Edinburgh) Opened
2007 Wether Hill Wind Farm (Dumfries and Galloway) Opened
2007 William (Willie) Johnson (Peerie Willie) died - Influential guitar accompanist, notable for his unique style and music
2008 Aberdeen Bus Station (Aberdeen City) Opened
2008 Adam Smith Statue (City of Edinburgh) Erected
2008 Andrew Carnegie House (Fife) Opened
2008 Angus Calder died - Historian, author, nationalist and educator
2008 Barony A-Frame (East Ayrshire) Erected
2008 Buchan Braes Coastal Hotel (Aberdeenshire) Built
2008 Clackmannan Bridge (Fife) Opened
2008 DG One (Dumfries and Galloway) Opened
2008 Dovecot Studios (City of Edinburgh) Opened
2008 Dunfermline Bus Station (Fife) Opened
2008 Elizabeth Cameron (Mary Elizabeth Vaughan-Lee) died - Botanical artist and entrepreneur
2008 Gardyne's House (Dundee City) Built
2008 George MacDonald Fraser died - Author and journalist
2008 Glendoe Reservoir (Highland) Opened
2008 Isle of Mull Community Swimming Pool (Argyll and Bute) Opened
2008 James Braidwood Statue (City of Edinburgh) Erected
2008 James Clerk Maxwell Monument (City of Edinburgh) Erected
2008 John Christopher Bartholomew died - Cartographer and map publisher
2008 John Houston died - Painter
2008 Liniclate Wind Turbine (Western Isles) Opened
2008 Pitlochry Community Hospital & Atholl Medical Centre (Perth and Kinross) Built / Opened
2008 Prof. Sir Robert Shields died - Surgeon and academic administrator
2008 Ray Michie (Baroness Michie of Gallanach) died - Politician and promoter of the Gaelic language
2008 Redbraes Community Garden (City of Edinburgh) Created
2008 Sarah (Cissie) Gillow Marshall Stewart (Sarah Hunter) died - Olympic swimmer and pioneering sports woman
2008 Sir David Russell Johnston (Lord Russell-Johnston of Minginish) died - Politician
2008 Sir Lewis Robertson died - Industrialist and business troubleshooter
2008 Striding Arches (Dumfries and Galloway) Erected
2008 Thomas (Tommy) Burns died - Footballer and football manager
2008 Thomas (Tommy) McQuater died - Big-band trumpeter
2008 Tobermory Harbour Visitor Centre (Argyll and Bute) Opened
2008 Twin Spires Business Park (Aberdeen City) Opened
2009 Aberdeen Sports Village (Aberdeen City) Opened
2009 Alexander (Alex) Lees died - War veteran, who as a prisoner in Germany took part in the events which inspired the film The Great Escape
2009 Annandale Way (Dumfries and Galloway) Opened
2009 Calum's Cabin (Argyll and Bute) Built
2009 Clan Macquarrie Community Centre (Western Isles) Opened
2009 Colintraive Heritage Centre (Argyll and Bute) Opened
2009 Donald MacCormick died - Political journalist
2009 George Alexander Eugene Douglas (Dawyck) Haig (2nd Earl Haig of Bemersyde; Viscount Dawyck) died - Painter and public servant
2009 Glendoe Hydro Electric Scheme (Highland) Opened
2009 Iain Cuthbertson died - Actor
2009 Meat Market Arch (City of Edinburgh) Erected
2009 Prof. Sir Neil MacCormick died - Lawyer, educator and nationalist politician
2009 RAF Buchan Boddam Statue (Aberdeenshire) Erected
2009 Reg McKay died - Crime-writer
2009 Ross of Mull Historical Centre (Argyll and Bute) Opened
2009 Sir John Crofton died - Pioneer in the treatment of tuberculosis
2009 Sir Ludovic Kennedy died - Writer and broadcaster, born in Edinburgh the son of a naval officer
2009 Union Square (Aberdeen City) Opened
2010 Alistair McCoist Complex (South Lanarkshire) Opened
2010 Clythness Lighthouse (Highland) Closed
2010 Craigengelt Wind Farm (Stirling) Opened
2010 Derek Holmes died - Railwayman
2010 Edwin George Morgan died - Glasgow's Poet Laureate
2010 Gerard Kelly (Paul Kelly) died - Actor and comedian
2010 Ghillie Dhu (City of Edinburgh) Opened
2010 James (Jimmy) Reid died - Politician, author and infamous trade union leader
2010 John Adrian Shepherd-Barron died - Inventor of the first practical 'cash machine'
2010 Katie Wearie's Tree (West Lothian) Erected
2010 Kenneth McKellar died - Singer
2010 Kilmardinny Loch (East Dunbartonshire) Designated
2010 Patrick Moubray Cadell died - Archivist
2010 Prof. Geoffrey John Fraser Dutton died - Scientist, poet and author
2010 Rev. Alexander (Alex) Muir died - Musician and clergyman
2010 Robert (Bobby) Thomson (The Flying Scotsman) died - Baseball player who hit the 'shot heard round the world'
2010 Robin Rigg Wind Farm (Dumfries and Galloway) Opened
2010 Scotstoun Sports Campus (Glasgow City) Opened
2010 Shawfair Park Hospital (Midlothian) Built / Opened
2010 Thomas (Tom) Fleming died - Commentator, actor and theatre director
2010 Tiree Community Wind Turbine (Argyll and Bute) Opened
2010 West Lothian Crematorium (West Lothian) Opened
2010 William (Bill) McLaren died - Rugby commentator
2010 Wojtek the Bear Memorial (City of Edinburgh) Erected
2010 Pope Benedict XVI visits Scotland
2011 Borders Crematorium (Scottish Borders) Opened
2011 Gerald (Gerry) Rafferty died - Musician and music producer
2011 James Hutton Institute Dundee (Perth and Kinross) Established
2011 Janet Brown died - Comedienne and impressionist
2011 Marischal College (Aberdeen City) Opened
2011 Mid Yell Junior High School (Shetland) Established
2011 Musselburgh Museum (East Lothian) Opened
2011 Prof. (John) Murdoch Mitchison died - Biologist
2011 The Fair Maid's House (Perth and Kinross) Opened
2011 The Old School (Dumfries and Galloway) Opened
2011 William (Willie) Fernie died - Footballer
2012 Bressay Lighthouse (Shetland) Closed
2012 George Ralston Wylie died - Sculptor
2012 John (Jocky) Wilson died - Darts player
2012 John Buchan Story (Scottish Borders) Opened
2012 Knockando Wool Mill (Moray) Opened
2012 Mareel (Shetland) Opened
2012 Scalloway Museum (Shetland) Opened
2012 Scottish Hydro Centre (Glasgow City) Opened
2012 Scottish Rural College (Midlothian) Established
2012 Sir Duncan Rice Library (Aberdeen City) Built
2012 Summerhall (City of Edinburgh) Opened
2012 Terence (Terry) Nutkins died - Naturalist and broadcaster
2012 The Bridgeness Slab (Falkirk) Erected
2013 (William Stanley) Stan Paterson died - Glaciologist
2013 Bruce Millan died - Politician
2013 Cockenzie House (East Lothian) Opened
2013 Fonab Castle (Perth and Kinross) Built
2013 Iain Banks died - Author
2013 Loch Carnan Community Wind Farm (Western Isles) Opened
2013 The Kelpies (Falkirk) Erected
2014 Aberdeen Sports Village (Aberdeen City) Opened
2014 Bernat Klein died - Fabric designer, famous for his mohair tweeds
2014 Clarissa Dickson Wright died - Eccentric broadcaster and authoress
2014 Dundee Museum of Transport (Dundee City) Opened
2014 James Alexander Gordon died - Veteran broadcaster
2014 John Milne died - Broadcaster
2014 Kenneth (Kenny) Ireland died - Actor
2014 Maitland Mackie died - Farmer and ice-cream producer
2014 Margo MacDonald died - Politician, journalist and broadcaster
2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow

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