Events from 1964 in Scotland
- Monarch â" Elizabeth II (since 6 February 1952)
- 29 April â" 1964 Aberdeen typhoid outbreak: All schools in Aberdeen are closed following 136 cases of typhoid being reported.
- 14 May â" Rutherglen by-election: Labour gains seat from the Conservatives.
- 23 June â" University of Strathclyde chartered.
- 4 September â" Forth Road Bridge opens over the Firth of Forth, linking Fife and Edinburgh.
- 22 September â" Hunterston A nuclear power station opened.
- 15 October â" United Kingdom general election: Labour defeats Sir Alec Douglas-Home's Conservatives and the Unionist Party in Scotland loses 8 seats.
- 20 November â" The first part of the M8 motorway between Glasgow and Edinburgh is opened.
- HMNB Clyde established by the Royal Navy at Faslane on the Gare Loch.
- William Grant & Sons first market their Glenfiddich distillery Speyside single malt whisky in bottles internationally.
- 12 February - Stephen Carter, businessman and politician
- 19 February - Jim McInally, international footballer and manager
- 7 March - Tommy Sheridan socialist politician and MSP (1999â"2007)
- 13 April - John Swinney, Scottish National Party leader and government minister
- 18 April - Niall Ferguson, historian
- 24 May - Liz McColgan, athlete
- 31 May - Billy Davies, footballer and manager
- 1 August - Fiona Hyslop, Scottish National Party MSP (1999- ) and government minister
- 9 September - John Hughes, footballer and manager
- 13 November - Paul McBride, criminal lawyer (died 2012)
- 11 December - Justin Currie, singer-songwriter
- 25 December - Gary McAllister, international footballer, manager and coach
- Stephen Conroy, painter
- Aminatta Forna, novelist
- Jim Lambie, installation artist
- Brendan O'Hara, Scottish National Party MP (2015- )
- Alan Warner, novelist
- 21 July - John White, international footballer (born 1937)
- 25 September - Robert Wilson, tenor (born 1907)
- 11 December - Charles Donaldson, Conservative politician (born 1903)
- 31 December - Ronald Fairbairn, psychoanalyst (born 1889)
- 15 December - Peter Watkins' docudrama Culloden is broadcast on BBC Television.
- 1964 in the United Kingdom