June 24, 2017 all-day
June 24, 1314. Decisive battle for Scottish independence in which a smaller force of Scots (mainly pike men) under Robert the Bruce defeated the English (with 3,000 horsemen) under King Edward II. The battle took place by the strategically important Stirling Castle at the Bannock Burn stream and the River Forth. The battle began June 23 and ended June 24 in arout the worst English defeat since the Battle of Hastings.