On This Day

Events in History in October 1746

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