Historical Events in 1746

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  • Jan 3 Bonnie Prince Charlies army leaves Glasgow, [NS=1/14]
  • Jan 8 Bonnie Prince Charlie's troops occupy Stirling [NS=Jan 19]
  • Jan 14 Bonnie Prince Charlie's army leaves Glasgow [OS=Jan 3]
  • Jan 17 Battle of Falkirk Muir, the Jacobites under Charles Stuart defeat Hanoverian forces.
  • Jan 19 Bonnie Prince Charlies troops occupy Stirling [OS= Jan 8]
  • Feb 10 The Pelham brothers resign from the British government, but resume office when King George II backs down.
  • Feb 21 Jacobite Rising 1745: British forces surrender Inverness Castle to Bonnie Prince Charlie and the Jacobite forces
  • Feb 22 French troops conquer Brussels
  • Feb 22 Jakobijnse troops vacate Aberdeen
  • Feb 25 The Duke of Cumberland's troops occupy Aberdeen
  • Mar 5 Jacobite troops leave Aberdeen
  • Mar 8 Duke of Cumberland's troops occupy Aberdeen
  • Apr 16 Jacobite Rising 1745: Battle of Culloden, the last battle on British soil: Royalist troops under the Duke of Cumberland defeat the Jacobite army.
  • May 22 Russia & Austria sign treaty of cooperation
  • Jun 1 French troops conquer Antwerp
  • Jun 2 Russia & Austria sign agreements
  • Jun 16 Battle at Piacenza: Austria & Sardinia beat Spanish & French army
  • Jul 10 Bonnie Prince Charlie flees in disguise to Isle of Skye
  • Sep 20 Bonnie Prince Charlie flees to France from Scotland
  • Sep 21 French expeditionary army occupies Labourdonnais & Dupleix Madras
  • Sep 23 Jacob Gilles appointed Dutch pension advisor
  • Oct 1 Bonnie Prince Charlie flees to France
  • Oct 11 Battle of Rocourt: French defeat British/Austrian/Dutch armies
  • Oct 22 Princeton University (NJ) received its charter
  • Oct 28 Peruvian cities of Lima and Callao demolished by earthquake, 18,000 die
  • Dec 5 Revolt in Genoa against Spanish rule.