Mary Queen of Scots Plays Golf

Mary, Queen of Scots caused an uproar as the first woman to play golf in 1567, Continue reading

James I – King of England

James VI and I (James Charles Stuart; 19 June 1566 – 27 March 1625) was King of Scotland as James VI from 24 July 1567 and King of England and Ireland as James I from the union of the Scottish and English crowns on 24 March 1603 until his death in 1625. Continue reading

King James VI Reigned both Scotland and England

King James VI of Scotland became King James I of England following Queen Elizabeth I death and succeeding her throne. Continue reading

Thermostat patented

Andrew Ure of Glasgow, Scotland, a chemist, patented his thermostat in 1830. Continue reading

First observation of a cell nucleus

The Scottish botanist Robert Brown made an observation of a cell nucleus in 1831, he noted the central body in the cells of the orchids of genuses Orchidaceae and Asclepiadaceae. He even called this structure the “nucleus” of the cell. Continue reading

Robot airplane takes off from Canada on a 26 hour non stop flight…

That's right on August 21st, 1998, a robotic airplane (Aerosonde) nicknamed "Laima" landed at Benbecula Military Range on an island of South Uist, in Outer Hebrides, Scotland. Continue reading