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Events from 1976 in Scotland

Incumbents



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

Events



  • 18 January â€" The Scottish Labour Party is formed.
  • 7 July â€" Scottish MP David Steel is elected as new leader of the Liberal Party.
  • The Signet Office is merged into the Court of Session.
  • Inverkip power station is commissioned.
  • Whalsay Golf Club, Britain's most northerly, is founded in Shetland.

Births



  • 20 January â€" Kirsty Gallacher, television presenter
  • 23 February â€" Kelly Macdonald, actress
  • 23 March â€" Chris Hoy, Olympic gold medal winning cyclist
  • 5 June â€" Jack Ross, Scottish footballer and manager
  • date unknown â€" Chris Stout, fiddle player

Deaths



  • 11 February â€" Charlie Naughton, actor (born 1886)
  • 18 February â€" William Robb, footballer (born 1895)
  • 22 April â€" Stanley Cursiter, painter and curator (born 1887)
  • 20 October â€" Jane Duncan, novelist (born 1910)

See also



  • 1976 in the United Kingdom

References





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