1934 in Scotland
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Events from 1934 in Scotland
- 14 & 16 January - Christina MacLennan gives birth to twins, the first on the island of Scarp in the county of Inverness-shire and the second in Stornoway in the county of Ross and Cromarty.
- 3 April - Work on construction of "Hull 534", the ocean liner RMS Queen Mary, at John Brown & Company's shipyard at Clydebank resumes after more than 2 years' suspension due to the Great Depression following a financial agreement between the Cunard Line and the British government.
- 7 April - The Scottish National Party is formed by merger of the National Party of Scotland and the Scottish Party. On 20 April it holds its first public meeting, in Edinburgh.
- 21 April - The "surgeon's photograph" of the Loch Ness Monster, much later admitted to be a hoax, is published in the Daily Mail (London).
- 29 May - First regular domestic airmail service, inaugurated by Highland Airways between Inverness and Kirkwall.
- 28 & 31 July - Gerhard Zucker launches rocket mail experimentally between the Outer Hebridean islands of Scarp and Harris; in both attempts the powder rockets explode.
- 26 September - Launching of the RMS Queen Mary at Clydebank.
- 25 December - Dedication of the permanent St Columba's Cathedral at Oban, Mother Church of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Argyll and the Isles.
- Sandray becomes uninhabited.
- Gordonstoun school established in Moray.
- Agnes Mure Mackenzie publishes the historical biography Robert Bruce, King of Scots.
- 5 May - Jim Reid, folk musician (died 2009)
- 10 May - Sir William Lithgow, 2nd Baronet, Scottish businessman
- 14 November - Dave Mackay, footballer and manager (died 2015 in England)
- 28 December - Alasdair Gray, novelist, artist, playwright, academic, teacher, poet
- 18 April - Catherine Cranston, tearoom proprietor (born 1849)
- 18 December - Peter Hodge, referee and football manager (born 1871)
- Helen Cruickshank's poems Up the Noran Water published.
- Hugh MacDiarmid's Stony Limits and Other Poems published.
- Nan Shepherd's poems In the Cairngorms published.
- "The Lost Islands". Stornoway: Comhairle nan Eilean Siar. 2013-08-29. Retrieved 2014-05-19.
- "Notable Dates in History". The Flag in the Wind. The Scots Independent. Retrieved 2014-07-21.
- Martin, David; Boyd, Alastair (1999). Nessie – the Surgeon's Photograph Exposed. East Barnet: authors. ISBN 0-9535708-0-0.
- Blake, Richard. The Book of Postal Dates, 1635-1985. Caterham: Marden. p. 29.
- "Rocket". The British Postal Museum & Archive. Archived from the original on 2005-12-11. Retrieved 2014-05-07.
- Wade, Mark (2005-03-28). "Zucker Rocket". Encyclopedia Astronautica. Retrieved 2014-05-07.
- Beith, Richard (1981). Scottish Air Mails 1919-1979. Dunblane: author. p. 84.