December 1 1768
The first volume of Encyclopedia Britannica was published in Edinburgh, edited by William
December 1 1787
First lighthouse in Scotland opened (at Kinnaird Head, Fraserburgh). It was built by
Thomas Smith and Robert Stevenson.
On this day in 1787, the first modern lighthouse in Scotland was lit at Fraserburgh.
Built by Thomas Smith and Robert Stevenson at Kinnaird Head, the lighthouse was built on
top of a 16th-century castle, and is now Scotland's Lighthouse Museum.
December 1 1966
Hurricane-force winds caused widespread damage.
Zippity Doo Dah
Joe Boyd Williams SRT
Sons of the Republic of Texas
Cape Carancahua, Texas