Shetlopedia - The Shetland Encyclopaedia
Revision as of 05:40, 15 November 2010 by JAStewart
- First oil comes ashore from the "Clair" field, 29 years after the field was discovered.
Lerwick Up Helly-Aa. Peter Fraser, as Guizer Jarl, portrayed Sigurd 'o Gord.
Lord Lyon King of Arms approves Shetland's Flag as official.
UK General Election, Alistair Carmichael, Liberal Democrat, wins. See 2005 Election Results
New light was established on Vaila Sound Lighthouse.
New light was established on Outer Skerry Lighthouse in Yell Sound
Peter Ritch, aka the author Mackenzie Cash dies in Lerwick
Foghorn was discontinued on Fair Isle South Lighthouse.
- CD Compos Mentis released by pop/rock band The Adrenaline.
Shetland hosts the 11th annual NatWest Island Games.
At The Edge music festival.
The Shetland Football Team wins the gold in the Natwest Island Games football final.
Shetlink is created.