Today is World Outlander Day

World Outlander Day: 10 things you might not know about hugely popular show starring Sam Heughan

It’s World Outlander Day!

Tuesday, 1st June 2021, 3:56 pm

June 1 has become the day to celebrate one of Scotland’s biggest and most beloved TV shows.

It marks the day in 1991 when Diana Gabaldon first published her novel Outlander, which became the hugely popular book series and Starz show which we all know and love.

This World Outlander Day, fans from all over the world are showing their love for the series which brought Sam Heughan’s rugged Highlander Jamie Fraser onto our screens.

Celebrating the big day, the show posted on its Twitter account: “Lord, ye gave me a rare fanbase and God I loved them well. Happy #WorldOutlanderDay to the most incredible, creative, thoughtful, and passionate fans ever.”

So, in honour of Outlander’s anniversary, we thought we’d share a few interesting things you may not know about the show.

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