On This Day

What Happened in September 1745

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Sep 17 Edinburgh occupied by Jacobites under Charles Edward Stuart (aka the Young Pretender or Bonny Prince Charlie)

Pretender to the British throne Bonnie Prince Charlie
Pretender to the British throne
Bonnie Prince Charlie
  • Sep 21 Battle of Preston Pans: Bonnie Prince Charles beats British government army

Famous Birthdays

  • Sep 16 Mikhail Kutuzov, Russian field marshal, born in St Petersburg, Russian Empire (d. 1813)
  • Sep 23 John Sevier, Tennessee, indian fighter (Gov/Rep-Tn)