The Edinburgh History of the Book in Scotland - Vol. 4

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CHRONOLOGY
1878Ups and Downs by Annie S. Swan published
1879John Menzies dies
1885Nelsons publish the King James Bible
1886R. L. Stevenson Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde
1888Scottish Art Review founded
1890Forth Rail Bridge opened
1896First film screening in Scotland, in Edinburgh’s Empire Palace Theatre on 13 April First Scottish film screened, The Departure of the Columba from Rothesay Pier, at Glasgow’s Skating Palace
1897Naomi Mitchison born
1899Electricity first used to drive Glasgow trams
1906First two Labour MPs elected in Scotland Forward, west of Scotland radical paper launched Joan Hassall born
1908First film adaptation of Scottish novel, Sir Walter Scott’s The Bride of Lammermoor, by Itala Film
1911First Scottish film adaptation of a Scottish novel, Sir Walter Scott’s Rob Roy
1914Suffragette tries to blow up Burns Cottage
1916Ralph Glasser born
1918Armistice Day
1920First public radio broadcast in UK
1923Broadcasting begins in Scotland with opening of Glasgow station on 6 March John Maclean dies Radio Times begins publication
1924Scots Magazine refounded

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