It was the day two Aberdeen teams were on the wrong end of the highest-scoring day in Scottish Cup history.
He was the Canadian pilot who got his wings at Montrose before he vanished off the map in the Battle of Britain.
It was the Dandy Dons rout 30 years ago which put a cork in Champagne Charlie’s triumphant return to Parkhead.
South-east Asia was hell on earth for the Black Watch as they fought to reclaim the land from the Japanese.
They were the automotive pioneers who almost took the car industry Back to the Future.
It was the private concert for a teenage Mearns schoolboy which sums up the magic of Jim Kerr.
Perhaps the greatest-ever European player, Johan Cruyff would help transform the way football was played.
The oil rig which erupted in a fireball 10 weeks after Piper Alpha only to go on fire again three times in Dundee
Texan troubleshooter Red Adair’s rescue team tamed the flames of an ill-fated North Sea oil rig - only for it to go on fire again three times in Dundee.
Few enslaved Africans were brought back to Scotland but some of those who did would become key figures in dismantling the slave trade.
The shackled legacy of the north-east’s ties to the slave trade was left on trafficked humans sold to the highest bidder.
Incredible adventures of north-east Arctic heroes frozen in time for future generations at Museum of the World Ocean
The incredible Arctic adventures of the doomed Peterhead ship Eira has been frozen in time for future generations.
The fry-up in Laurencekirk which gave rooster-strutting Rolling Stones frontman Mick Jagger Satisfaction 55 years ago
It was the meal of sausages, eggs, bacon and chips that had Mick Jagger singing the praises of Laurencekirk.
It was the self-proclaimed ‘show your telly was made for’ which kept a generation of children entertained.
Aberdeen man recalls how he kept a piece of Adolf Hitler’s war yacht in his sock drawer after it crashed in Fife
An Aberdeen man has told how he kept a piece of Adolf Hitler’s luxury war yacht in his sock drawer after it crashed in Fife 75 years ago.
An Aberdeen family has shared entries from the wartime diaries of a woman who had a front-row seat when the guns fell silent in the European theatre of the Second World War.