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Aberdeen in 100 Dates

By Elma McMenemy

9780750960311

ISBN: 9780750960311

Published: 02-05-2016


Aberdeen in 100 Dates

By Elma McMenemy

ISBN: 9780750960311

Published: 02-05-2016

About This Book

15th August 1903 - On this day Aberdeen Football Club played its first match, holding Stenhousemuir to a 1-1 draw. 21st April 1943 - Luftwaffe bombers dropped 130 bombs on Aberdeen, killing ninety-seven civilians and twenty-seven soldiers. 15th August 1963 - On this day Henry John Burnett was hanged at Craiginches Prison, Aberdeen – the last execution to take place in Scotland. Experience 100 key dates that shaped Aberdeen’s history, highlighted its people’s genius (or silliness) and embraced the unexpected. Featuring an amazing mix of pivotal, social, criminal and sporting events, this book reveals a past that will fascinate, delight and even shock both residents and visitors to this Scottish city.

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