On This Day

Historical Events in February 1746

Historic Event

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

Historic Event

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