1958 in Scotland
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Events from 1958 in Scotland
- 13 March - Glasgow Kelvingrove by-election results in a Labour gain from the Conservatives
- May - Nuclear Dounreay Materials Test Reactor achieves criticality
- 3 May - Aberdeen Corporation Tramways last operate
- 20 May - Railway collision at Arklestone Junction, Paisley; 97 injured
- 7 June - Ian Donald publishes an article in The Lancet describing the diagnostic use of ultrasound
- 4 July - St Ninian's Isle Treasure discovered in Shetland by schoolboy Douglas Coutts
- 11 July - Peter Manuel hanged at HM Prison Barlinnie for at least seven murders
- 1 September - First of the 'Cod Wars' between the U.K. and Iceland over fishing rights breaks out
- 19 September - John Duncan Mackie is appointed Historiographer Royal
- 21 November - Construction of the Forth Road Bridge begins
- 5 December - Subscriber trunk dialling is inaugurated on the U.K. telephone network when The Queen dials a call from Bristol to Edinburgh and speaks to the Lord Provost
- 25 December - Christmas Day is a public holiday in Scotland for the first time
- Neolithic Tomb of the Eagles on South Ronaldsay in Orkney first explored by Ronald Simison
- Regional postage stamps of Great Britain are first issued.
- 9 February - Sandy Lyle, golfer
- 14 April - Peter Capaldi, screen actor
- 25 April - Fish (Derek William Dick), neo-progressive rock singer
- 26 April - John Crichton-Stuart, 7th Marquess of Bute (John Bute or Johnny Dumfries), racing driver
- 17 May - Alan Rankine, musician and producer
- 17 August - Fred Goodwin, banker
- 30 August - Muriel Gray, broadcaster
- 27 September - Irvine Welsh, novelist, playwright and short story writer
- 8 January - Walter Elliot, Scottish Unionist Party MP (born 1888)
- 29 March - Sir William Burrell, shipowner and art collector (born 1861)
- 3 September - Norman Kemp Smith, philosopher (born 1872)
- 19 September - Sir John Dick-Lauder, 11th Baronet, soldier (born 1883 in British India)
- 7 May - First broadcast of the BBC television variety show The White Heather Club which airs nationally until 1968
- Vaughan, Adrian (1989). Obstruction Danger: significant British railway accidents, 1890-1986. Wellingborough: Patrick Stephens Ltd. pp. 159–64.
- "Ian Donald's paper in The Lancet in 1958". Archived from the original on 2008-01-12. Retrieved 2008-01-27.
- "Notable Dates in History". The Flag in the Wind. The Scots Independent. Retrieved 2014-07-23.
- "Events in Telecommunications History – 1958". BT Archives. Retrieved 2014-07-23.
- Houston, Rab; Houston, Robert Allan (2008). Scotland: a very short introduction. Very short introductions 197. Oxford University Press. p. 172. ISBN 978-0-19-923079-2. Retrieved 2012-02-29.