On This Day

September 1745 in History

Events in History


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

Birthdays in History

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