Historical Events in 1746

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  • Jan 3 Bonnie Prince Charlies army leaves Glasgow, [NS=1/14]
  • Jan 8 Bonnie Prince Charlie's troops occupy Stirling [NS=Jan 19]
  • Jan 14 Bonnie Prince Charlie's army leaves Glasgow [OS=Jan 3]
  • Jan 17 Battle of Falkirk Muir, the Jacobites under Charles Stuart defeat Hanoverian forces
  • Jan 19 Bonnie Prince Charlies troops occupy Stirling [OS= Jan 8]

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Feb 10 The Pelham brothers resign from the British government, but resume office when King George II backs down.

British Prime Minister Henry Pelham
British Prime Minister
Henry Pelham
King of Great Britain and Ireland George II
King of Great Britain and Ireland
George II
  • Feb 21 Jacobite Rising 1745: British forces surrender Inverness Castle to Bonnie Prince Charlie and the Jacobite forces
  • Feb 22 French troops conquer Brussels
  • Feb 22 Jacobite troops vacate Aberdeen
  • Feb 25 The Duke of Cumberland's troops occupy Aberdeen
  • Mar 5 Jacobite troops leave Aberdeen
  • Mar 8 Duke of Cumberland's troops occupy Aberdeen
  • Apr 16 Jacobite Rising 1745: Battle of Culloden, the last battle on British soil: Royalist troops under the Duke of Cumberland defeat the Jacobite army.
  • May 22 Russia & Austria sign treaty of cooperation
  • Jun 1 French troops conquer Antwerp
  • Jun 2 Russia & Austria sign agreements
  • Jun 16 Battle at Piacenza: Austria & Sardinia beat Spanish & French army
  • Jul 10 Bonnie Prince Charlie flees in disguise to Isle of Skye
  • Sep 20 Bonnie Prince Charlie flees to France from Scotland
  • Sep 21 French expeditionary army occupies Labourdonnais & Dupleix Madras
  • Sep 23 Jacob Gilles appointed Dutch pension advisor
  • Oct 1 Bonnie Prince Charlie flees to France
  • Oct 11 Battle of Rocoux: French defeat British, Austrian and Dutch armies
  • Oct 22 Princeton University (NJ) received its charter
  • Oct 28 Peruvian cities of Lima and Callao demolished by earthquake, 18,000 die
  • Dec 5 Revolt in Genoa against Spanish rule.