1993 in Scotland
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Timeline of Scottish history
1993 in: The UK • England • Wales • Ireland • Elsewhere
Scottish football: 1992–93 • 1993–94
1993 in Scottish television
Events from the year 1993 in Scotland.
- Lord President of the Court of Session and Lord Justice General – Lord Hope
- Lord Justice Clerk – Lord Ross
- Chairman of the Scottish Land Court – Lord Philip
- 5 January – oil tanker MV Braer runs aground on Shetland, spilling 84,700 tonnes of crude oil into the sea. She is broken up by the following Braer Storm of January 1993.
- 1 April
- 8 May – a new Methodist church building at Haroldswick on Shetland is dedicated, the most northerly church in the British Isles.
- 27 May – the Protection of Animals (Scotland) Act 1993, which increases the penalties for cruelty to animals, receives the Royal Assent.
- 29 May – Rangers F.C. beat Aberdeen 2-1 to win the Scottish Cup.
- July – Jim McLean steps down as manager of Dundee United after a reign of 21 years and seven months.
- 15 July – Rangers sign Duncan Ferguson for £4 million from Dundee United, a record fee between two British clubs.
- 13 September – Andy Roxburgh resigns after seven years as manager of the Scotland national football team, who now have virtually no hope of qualifying for next summer's World Cup.
- 1 November – Craig Brown appointed manager of the Scotland national football team.
- 18 January – Arthur Donaldson, former Scottish National Party leader (born 1901)
- 21 July – John Crichton-Stuart, 6th Marquess of Bute, architectural conservationist (born 1933 in London)
- 11 October – Andy Stewart, singer (born 1933)
- 24 October – Jo Grimond, former Liberal Party leader (born 1913)
- April – St Mungo Museum of Religious Life and Art opens in Glasgow.
- 30 August – Irvine Welsh's novel Trainspotting is released at the Edinburgh International Book Festival.
- December – English writer Jo Rowling moves to Edinburgh where she works on her first Harry Potter novel.
- Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama in Glasgow becomes the first conservatoire in the United Kingdom to be granted its own degree-awarding powers.
- Peter Howson is appointed British official war artist in the Bosnian War.
- "Oil tanker runs aground off Shetland". BBC News. 5 January 1993. Retrieved 13 February 2008.
- State Intelligence London Gazette, 2 June 1993
- A dream come true as Ferguson signs in #4m deal The Herald, accessed 27 October 2011
- Tributes to the players' man The Herald, 14 September 1993
- Craig Brown - Scotland A Squad Coach Archived 14 June 2011 at the Wayback Machine www.scottishfa.co.uk, accessed 27 October 2011