This British Bible was published in 1611 following the Hampton Court Conference of 1604
It was based partly on Tynedale's Bishop's Bible of 1568The Bible was produced on the orders of King James I of England
22 October, 1877
Blantyre mining disaster
The worst mining accident in Scottish history hit the Blantyre Colliery, killing 207 miners. The company evicted the surviving families from their cottages 6 months later.