On This Day

October 1746 in History

Events in History


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Oct 1 Bonnie Prince Charlie flees to France

Pretender to the British throne Bonnie Prince Charlie
Pretender to the British throne
Bonnie Prince Charlie
  • 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

Deaths in History

  • Oct 2 Josiah Burchett, English Secretary of the Admiralty
  • Oct 14 Francois Fagel, lawyer/statesman, dies at 86