On This Day

What Happened on February 20, 1745

Historical Events

  • Jacobite troops occupy Fort Augustus, Scotland

Famous Birthdays

  • Henry James Pye, English poet, British Poet Laureate (1790-1813), born in London (d. 1813)
  • Johann Peter Salomon, German violinist, composer, conductor, and musical promoter (Hadyn), baptized in Bonn, Germany (d. 1815)
1745 Highlights

About February 20, 1745

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 276 years, 7 months and 26 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Pisces