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Events from 1967 in Scotland

Incumbents



  • Monarch â€" Elizabeth II (since 6 February 1952)

Events



  • 9 March - Glasgow Pollok by-election: Conservatives take the seat from Labour despite a fall in support as the Scottish National Party gains 28% of the vote.
  • Aprilâ€"June - The Scottish Region of British Railways withdraws its last steam locomotives.
  • 28 April - Last ever football match played by Third Lanark A.C.
  • 25 May - Celtic F.C. become the first British and Northern European team to reach a European Cup final and also to win it, beating Inter Milan 2-1 in normal time with the winning goal being scored by Steve Chalmers in Lisbon, Portugal.
  • 27 May - Closure of the last route served by trolleybuses in Glasgow.
  • 20 September - The Queen Elizabeth 2, the largest ship ever built in Scotland and the last passenger ship built on the Clyde, is launched at John Brown & Company's yard at Clydebank.
  • 2 November - Hamilton by-election: Winnie Ewing wins for the Scottish National Party, taking the seat from Labour.
  • 13 November - University of Stirling chartered.
  • Scott Lithgow shipbuilders on the River Clyde formed by merger of Scotts Shipbuilding and Engineering Company and Lithgows.
  • Deepwater pier on Coll opened.
  • Workers Party of Scotland (Marxist-Leninist) formed.
  • Kagyu Samye Ling Monastery and Tibetan Centre established in Eskdalemuir.

Births



  • 11 March - John Barrowman, actor
  • 15 August - Tony Hand, ice hockey player
  • 23 August - Jim Murphy, Labour politician
  • 26 October - Douglas Alexander, Labour politician
  • Martin Boyce, sculptor
  • Nathan Coley, installation artist

Deaths



  • 3 January - Mary Garden, operatic soprano (born 1874)
  • 23 March - Duncan Macrae, actor (born 1905)
  • 3 August - Thomas Haining Gillespie, founder of the Royal Zoological Society of Scotland and Edinburgh Zoo (born 1876)
  • 13 August - Dòmhnall Ruadh Chorùna, poet (born 1887)

See also



  • 1967 in the United Kingdom

References





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