On This Day

Historical Events in 1745

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Jan 6 Bonnie Prince Charlies' army draws to Glasgow

Pretender to the British throne Bonnie Prince Charlie
Pretender to the British throne
Bonnie Prince Charlie
  • Jan 8 Britain, Austria, Netherlands & Saxony sign anti-Prussian Quadruple Alliance
  • Feb 15 Colley Cibbers "Papal Tyranny" premieres in London
  • Feb 18 Bonnie Prince Charlie's troops occupy Inverness, Scotland
  • Feb 20 Jacobite troops occupy Fort Augustus, Scotland
  • Mar 9 Bells for 1st American carillon shipped from England to Boston
  • Mar 31 Jews are expelled from Prague
  • Apr 2 Austria & Bavaria sign peace
  • May 11 Battle of Fontenoy (Doornik): Austrian Succession war

Victory in battleVictory in Battle

Jun 4 Battle at Hohenfriedberg Silezie: Frederick the Great (Prussia) defeats Austrians and Saxons

King of Prussia Frederick the Great
King of Prussia
Frederick the Great