Historical Events in 1745

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  • Jan 6th Bonnie Prince Charlies army draws to Glasgow
  • Jan 8th Britain, Austria, Netherlands & Saxony sign anti-Prussian Quadruple Alliance
  • Feb 15th Colley Cibbers "Papal Tyranny" premieres in London
  • Feb 18th Bonnie Prince Charlie's troops occupy Inverness, Scotland
  • Feb 20th Jacobite troops occupy Fort Augustus, Scotland
  • Mar 9th Bells for 1st American carillon shipped from England to Boston
  • Mar 31st Jews are expelled from Prague
  • Apr 2nd Austria & Bavaria sign peace
  • May 11th Battle of Fontenoy (Doornik): Austrian Succession war

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Jun 4th Battle at Hohenfriedberg Silezie: Frederick the Great (Prussia) defeats Austrians and Saxons

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  • Jun 16th British fleet occupies Cap Breton on St Lawrence River
  • Jun 17th American colonials capture Louisburg, Cape Breton Island from French
  • Jun 22nd Bonnie Prince Charles sails to Scotland
  • Jul 1st Warship Elisabeth joins Bonnie Prince Charlie's frigate Doutelle [OS]
  • Jul 9th Bonnie Prince Charlie's "Elisabeth" battles with HMS Lion
  • Jul 12th Warship Elisabeth joins Bonnie Prince Charlie's frigate Doutelle [NS]
  • Jul 23rd Charles Edward Stuart, "the Young Pretender", lands at Eriskay Island, Hebrides
  • Jul 25th Jacoibite Rising Bonnie Prince Charlie lands on Eriskay, Hebrides
  • Aug 5th Jacobite Rising 1745: Jacobite forces capture British company of troops under Captain Scott
  • Aug 19th Jacobite Rising 1745 : Bonnie Prince Charlie, raises his standard at Glenfinnan, Scotland, igniting the second Jacobite rebellion.
  • Aug 26th Britan, Prussia & Hannover sign treaty
  • Aug 31st Jacobite Rising 1745: Bonnie Prince Charlie reaches Blair Castle, Scotland
  • Sep 12th Duke of Toscane chosen German emperor Frans I Stefanus
  • Sep 17th Edinburgh occupied by Jacobites under Charles Edward Stuart (aka the Young Pretender or Bonny Prince Charlie)
  • Sep 21st Battle of Preston Pans: Bonnie Prince Charles beats English army
  • Sep 22nd Bonnie Prince Charlie's army returns to Edinburgh
  • Oct 14th French help convoy reaches Montrose Scotland
  • Nov 11th Bonnie Prince Charlie's army enters England
  • Nov 18th Bonnie Prince Charlie's troops occupy Carlisle
  • Nov 28th -29] French troops attack indians of Saratoga, NY
  • Nov 29th Bonnie Prince Charlie's army moves into Manchester & occupies Carlisle
  • Dec 4th Bonnie Prince Charles reaches Derby
  • Dec 6th Bonnie Prince Charlies army retreats to Scotland
  • Dec 10th Bonnie Prince Charlie's army reaches Manchester
  • Dec 15th Battle at Kesseldorf: Prussia beats Saksen & Austria
  • Dec 17th Bonnie Prince Charlie's army retreats to Scotland
  • Dec 20th Bonnie Prince Charlie's army reaches the river Esk
  • Dec 25th Prussia and Austria sign Treaty of Dresden giving much of Silesia to the Prussians
  • Dec 31st Bonnie Prince Charlies army meets with de Esk