On This Day

What Happened in September 1746

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Sep 20 Bonnie Prince Charlie flees to France from Scotland

Pretender to the British throne Bonnie Prince Charlie
Pretender to the British throne
Bonnie Prince Charlie
  • Sep 21 French expeditionary army occupies Labourdonnais and Dupleix Madras
  • Sep 23 Jacob Gilles appointed Dutch pension advisor

Famous Birthdays

  • Sep 4 Bernardus Bosch, Dutch vicar and poet, born in Deventer, Netherlands (d. 1803)
  • Sep 20 Móric Beňovský, Slovak military officer, explorer and self-declared King of Madagascar, born in Verbó, Kingdom of Hungary (d. 1786)
  • Sep 28 William Jones, British orientalist and jurist, born in London (d. 1794)
  • Sep 29 Ernst Ludwig Gerber, composer