February 22 685 Battle of Dunnichen also known as Nechtansmere, south of Forfar in Angus, as a result of which the Picts stopped the advance northwards of the Angles of Northumbria.

Dunnichen (Scottish Gaelic: Dùn Neachdain) is a small village in Angus, Scotland, situated between Letham and Forfar. It is close to Dunnichen Hill, at which the Battle of Dun Nechtain is popularly believed to have been fought.

1354 Treaty of Mantes between King John II of France and his son-in-law and cousin, Charles II of Navarre.

1370 David II Bruis Bruce King Scots, age 47, died childless at castle of Edinburgh reigned 42 years. Robert the Steward succeeds as king. Anderson’s Scots History v.2/p.25-27. Tytler’s Britannica.

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1405 Gilbert, 1st Lord Kennedy, of Dunure born. Son of Sir James Kennedy “the Younger” of Dunure, the Younger, and Lady Mary Stewart, daughter of Robert III, King of the Scots. Lord Kennedy served as one of six Regents during the early reign of James III of Scotland, after the 1460 death of James II. Gilbert’s brother Bishop Kennedy founds St. Salvador’s College at St. Andrews in 1450.


1562  Colin Campbell, 6th Laid of Glenorchy, Grey Campbell, was born before 22 February 1562.1 He was the son of Sir Colin Campbell of Glenorchy and Catherine Ruthven.1

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A contract for the marriage of Colin Campbell and Margaret Munro was signed on 28 May 1584. He died before 16 January 1610. Colin lived at Glenample, Scotland.

Katherine Ruthven page http://www2.div.ed.ac.uk/courses/Kate/

1599 never happened in Scotland. Dating its years from the birth of Jesus Christ, so that ‘’ every nation, kindred, every ear shall hear, every knee shall bow, and every tongue shall confess, Jesus Christ is Lord,’’ thru computer software applications and aviation, the Christian calendar has been adopted world wide for the Musselmen of Islam, the Buddhist, Confucian, Hindu, nativist, Jew, agnostic, or atheist (Isaiah 45:23, 1 Kings 19:18, Philippians 2:11, Romans 14:11, confirmed in modern times Mosiah 16:1 Mosiah 27:31 Doctrine and Covenants 76:110, Doctrine and Covenants 88:104

An 1883 map of the world divided into colors representing “Christians, Buddhists, Hindoos, Mohammedans, Fetichists”.

1645 negotiations over the Treaty of Uxbridge end unsuccessfully.

1751 did not occur in England, Ireland, British North America, and British colonies, as 1751 only had 282 days due to the Calendar Act of 1750. But 1751 did occur in Scotland, as 1751 had 365 days. The oldest calendar discovered is from lunar calendar in Aberdeenshire, Scotland near Crathes Castle. It includes 12 pits believed to correlate with phases of the Moon and used as a lunar calendar. It was originally discovered from the air as anomalous terrain by the Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Scotland.


1770 sometime in February. William Harris, D.D. (born Salisbury, Wiltshire, 1720; died Honiton, Devon, February 1770) was an English dissenting minister and historian who wrote a series of historically significant biographies of the House of Stuart kings of 17th-century Britain. Bookseller Andrew Millar VI (clans Stewart, Lockhart, Hunter).

 An Historical and Critical Account of the Life of Oliver Cromwell, Lord Protector of the Commonwealth of England, Scotland and Ireland After the Manner of Mr. Bayle Drawn from Original Written and State Papers to which is added, as appendix of Original Papers now first published. Etc. London Printed for A. Millar in the Strand. MDCCLXII.

1838 John Lewis MacDonald (February 22, 1838 – July 13, 1903) was a Representative from Minnesota; born in Glasgow, Scotland, February 22, 1838; immigrated to Nova Scotia, Canada, with his parents, who later, in 1847, settled in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania; moved to Minnesota in 1855 and settled in Scott County; studied law; was admitted to the bar in 1859 and commenced practice at Belle Plaine, Minnesota; judge of the probate court of Scott County in 1860 and 1861; during the Civil War was commissioned to enlist and muster volunteers for the Union Army.

1875 Sir Charles Lyell, 1st BaronetFRS (14 November 1797 – 22 February 1875) was a Scottish geologist.



1927 Future winner of the 1905 The John Scott Legacy Medal and Premium, John Moses Browning (January 23, 1855 – November 26, 1926), received patent. Browning was a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. The druggist John Scott of Edinburgh organized a $4,000 fund in 1816 to be presented to an inventor whose inventions improved the “comfort, welfare, and happiness of human kind” in a significant way.  The Franklin Institute and the City Council of Philadelphia. The Patent U.S. Patent 1,618,510 FN and Browning Hi-Power pistol.

A Browning Hi-Power of the Belgian army.


1936 movie released – The Story of Louis Pasteur, tells of life from life. As a Hollywood biography, it has to condense much information, and did win Academy Awards for best Actor, Best Screenplay and Best Story. Also nominated for Best Picture. The Scottish connection is the fictional character of Dr. Jean Martel (who becomes Pasteur’s son in law), who announces in the movie he had studied medicine at Edinburgh, before returning to France for medical research. Could have happened.

 poster for the Pasteur movie. The signs and posters filmed in the movie are all in English (when the location was solely in France), so of course it takes freedoms with history, but tracks the risks and research of this great scientist.


1952 Albert Bryant, Jr (born February 22, 1952) is a retired American Army General.


1959 Kyle MacLachlan, (born February 22, 1959) is an American actor. actor, Sex and the City, Maclachlan, Scots descent. portraying fictional Dr. Trey MacDougal, the one-time husband of fictional Charlotte York (Kristin Davis).

  Crest:  (Issuant from a crest coronet of four (three visible) strawberry leaves Or) a castle set upon a rock all Proper. Motto: FORTIS ET FIDUS.
[from Latin: “Brave and faithful”].
Badge: rowan (mountain ash) or lesser periwinkle. Chief: Euan Maclachlan of Maclachlan.



1968 Johnny Cash proposed onstage to June Carter at a concert at the London Gardens in London, Ontario, Canada on February 22, 1968; the couple married a week later (on March 1) in Franklin, Kentucky. Dalton, Stephanie. January 15, 2006. “Walking the line back in time.” Scotland on Sunday Scotsman.com. Retrieved June 28, 2007.

 Descends from the Cash of Fife, and Malcolm 1.

1997 The first successful cloning of a mammal, Dolly the sheep, is announced by scientists in Scotland. BBC

2011 – St Andrews. HRH Prince William, Duke of Cambridge, returned to launch its 600th Anniversary Campaign, and described the University of St Andrews as by ‘far and away the best University in the world.’ St. Andrews founded 1410, chartered in 1413, expanded by uncle James Kennedy (1408-1465, bishop of St Andrews) who founded St. Salvator’s in 1450.


2011 On 22 February 2011 during the Libyan protests, the ex Minister of Justice Mustafa Mohamed Abud Al Jeleil told the Swedish newspaper Expressen that Muammar al-Gaddafi had personally ordered the bombing. Investigation into the bombing of Pan Am Flight 103.

Lockerbie bombing of Pan Am Flight 103 on 21 December 1988 when the wreckage fell on the town of Lockerbie in the Dumfries and Galloway region of south-western Scotland.


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