Thursday, February 28, 2008

Famous Scotts (6) - Sheila Scott

Sheila Scott - aviatrix (female aviator)

British pilot broke more than 100 light-aircraft records between 1965 and 1972.

The wikipedia article could be expanded at:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sheila_Scott

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Friday, February 22, 2008

Famous Scotts (5) - Dred Scott

Dred Scott

It was apparently 150 years ago last year that the US Supreme Court ruled that slaves had no right to demand their freedom..

Dred Scott and his struggle for liberty from slavery are quite well documented:

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Friday, February 15, 2008

Famous Scotts (4) - Ridley Scott

Ridley Scott - famous British film director

We've already featured Ridley Scott on the Clan Scott site, with a link to his Internet Movie Database entry. But there's also an entry in the Simple English Wikipedia:

http://simple.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ridley_Scott

As well as the main Wikipedia entry:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ridley_Scott

Original reference:
http://www.clanscott.org.uk/other.shtml

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Thursday, February 07, 2008

Famous Scotts (3) - David Randolph Scott

David Randolph Scott - Astronaut

Apparently he was the first to drive a lunar wheeled vehicle, according to Encyclopedia Astronautica:

Read the Encyclopedia Astronautica article

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Friday, February 01, 2008

Famous Scotts (2) - Great Scotts in literature, films and sport

Currently featuring on the Clan Scott UK site - great Scotts in literature, films and sport:

Read about Great Scotts and more...

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