Events from 1968 in Scotland
- Monarch â" Elizabeth II (since 6 February 1952)
- 15 January - 1968 Scotland storm ("Great Glasgow storm") leaves 20 dead across central Scotland including 9 in Glasgow.
- February - Upper Clyde Shipbuilders formed with 48.4% government holding by amalgamation of Fairfields, Govan; Alexander Stephen & Sons, Linthouse; John Brown & Company, Clydebank; Charles Connell and Company, Scotstoun; and Yarrow Shipbuilders.
- 1 April - Reporting Scotland, BBC Scotland's national television news programme, is broadcast for the first time.
- 15 May - Murder of Maxwell Garvie.
- 18 May - Declaration of Perth: UK Conservative party leader, Edward Heath proposes a directly elected Scottish Assembly.
- 22 May - The General Assembly of the Church of Scotland permits the ordination of women as ministers.
- 4 June - General Post Office introduces the first postbus in Scotland, Dunbarâ"Innerwickâ"Spott, East Lothian.
- 18 November - James Watt Street fire: A warehouse fire in Glasgow kills 22.
- Bluevale and Whitevale Towers, 298 ft (90.8 m) blocks of flats, completed in Glasgow.
- 31 January - John Collins, international footballer
- 4 July - Ronni Ancona, comic actress
- 5 August - Colin McRae, rally driver (killed in helicopter accident 2007)
- 23 November - Kirsty Young, television and radio presenter
- 28 December - Pauline Robertson, field hockey player
- 17 February - Alexander Gray, economist, poet and translator (born 1882)
- 7 April - Jim Clark, racing car driver (born 1936; killed in motor racing accident)
- 12 September - Tommy Armour, golfer (born 1894)
- 13 November - Joe Corrie, miner, poet and playwright (born 1894)
- 1968 in the United Kingdom