On This Day

What Happened on February 18, 1745

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Bonnie Prince Charlie's troops occupy Inverness, Scotland

Pretender to the British throne Bonnie Prince Charlie
Pretender to the British throne
Bonnie Prince Charlie

Famous Birthdays


Person of interestAlessandro Volta

Alessandro Volta, Italian physicist and inventor of the 1st battery, born in Como, Italy (d. 1827)

Physicist and Inventor Alessandro Volta
Physicist and Inventor
Alessandro Volta

Famous Deaths

  • Nicola Fago, Italian baroque composer, dies at 67
1745 Highlights

About February 18, 1745

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 275 years, 9 months and 6 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Aquarius