Events in year of 1745

  • 01-06Bonnie Prince Charlies army draws to Glasgow
  • 01-08England, Austria, Netherlands and Saxon sign anti-Prussian Quadruple Alliance
  • 02-15Colley Cibbers "Papal Tyranny, " premieres in London
  • 02-18Bonnie Prince Charlies troops occupy Inverness Scotland
  • 02-20Bonnie Prince Charlies troops occupy Fort August, Scotland
  • 03-09Bells for 1st American carillon shipped from England to Boston
  • 03-31Jews are expelled from Prague
  • 04-02Austria and Bavaria sign peace
  • 05-11Battle of Fontenoy (Doornik): Austrian Succession war
  • 06-04Frederick the Great (Prussia) defeats Austrians and Saxons
  • 06-16English fleet occupies Cap Breton on St. Lawrence River
  • 06-17American colonials capture Louisburg, Cape Breton I from French
  • 06-22Bonnie Prince Charles sails to Scotland
  • 07-09Bonnie Prince Charlies "Elisabeth" battles with HMS Lion
  • 07-23Charles Stuart, the Younger, lands at Eriskay Island, Hebrides
  • 07-24Bonnie Prince Charlie becomes King James VIII
  • 08-03Bonnie Prince Charlie lands on Eriskay, Hebrides
  • 08-26England, Prussia and Hannover sign treaty
  • 09-12Duke of Toscane chosen German Emperor Frans I Stefanus
  • 09-17Edinburg occupied by Jacobites under Young Pretenders
  • 09-21Battle at Preston Pans: Bonnie Prince Charles beats English army
  • 09-22Bonnie Prince Charlies army returns to Edinburgh
  • 09-28Bonnie Prince Charlie becomes King of Scotland
  • 10-14French help convoy reaches Montrose Scotland
  • 11-11Bonnie Prince Charlies army enters England
  • 11-18Bonnie Prince Charlies troops occupy Carlisle
  • 11-29Bonnie Prince Charlies army moves into Manchester and occupy Carlisle
  • 12-04Bonnie Prince Charles reaches Derby
  • 12-06Bonnie Prince Charlies army retreats to Scotland
  • 12-10Bonnie Prince Charlies army draws into Manchester

People born in year of 1745

  • 01-01"Mad" Anthony Wayne: General
  • 01-06James Montgolfier: France -- Aeronaut (1st pioneer balloonist)
  • 01-17Nicolas Roze: Composer
  • 02-18Alessandro Giuseppe Antonio Anastasio Volta: Inventor (battery)
  • 02-20Johann Peter Salomon: Composer
  • 02-22Joao de Sousa Carvalho: Composer
  • 02-27Silverius Muller: Composer
  • 03-16Johann Wilhelm Cornelius von Konigslow: Composer
  • 03-19Nicolas Sejan: Composer
  • 03-25Nicolas Etienne Framery: Composer
  • 04-07Georg Druschetzky: Composer
  • 04-20Philippe Pinel: Physician (founder of psychiatry)
  • 04-29Oliver Ellsworth: 3rd Chief Justice of the Supreme Court (1796-1800)
  • 05-08Carl Philipp Stamitz: Composer
  • 06-27Johann Nepomuk Went: Composer
  • 07-28Piotr A von der Pahlen: Milt Governor (St Petersburg)
  • 08-18Vaclav Josef Bartolomej Praupner: Composer
  • 08-26Francois Guichard: Composer
  • 09-23John Sevier: Tennessee, United States -- Indian fighter (Gov / Rep-Tn)
  • 11-27Boniface Stoecki: Composer
  • 12-12John Jay: Diplomat / Governor (NY)
  • 12-24Benjamin Rush: Byberry, Pennsylvania -- Physician / General / signer (Declaration of Independence)

People died in year of 1745

  • 01-04Willem I Kerricx [the Young]: Flemish Architect / painter, dies at 62
  • 01-20Charles VII Albert: German Emperor (1742-45), dies at 47
  • 02-05Coelestin Praelisauer: Composer, dies at 49
  • 02-18Nicola Fago: Composer, dies at 67
  • 03-29Robert Walpole: 1st British Premier (1722-42), dies at 68
  • 05-09Tomaso Antonio Vitali: Composer, dies at 82
  • 06-22Hubert Renotte: Composer, dies at 41
  • 08-30Jean-Baptiste Maurice Quinault: Composer, dies at 57
  • 10-10Jacobus Nozeman: Dutch Composer / organist, dies at 52
  • 12-05Christoph Forster: Composer, dies at 52
  • 12-22Jan Dismas Zelenka: Composer, dies at 66

Events in year of 1746

  • 01-17Battle of Falkirk, Scotland-Edward I defeats and massacres Scots
  • 02-10English Pelham government resigns
  • 02-14Henry Pelham appointed English Premier
  • 02-22French troops conquer Brussels
  • 02-22Jakobijnse troops vacate Aberdeen
  • 02-25Cumberlands troops occupy Aberdeen
  • 03-05Jakobijnse troops leave Aberdeen
  • 04-16Battle at Culloden: Troops of "James VIII & III" defeat Charles Stuart
  • 04-27Battle at Culloden Moor: Duke of Cumberland beats "James VIII & III"
  • 05-22Russia and Austria signs treaty of cooperation
  • 06-01French troops conquer Antwerp
  • 06-02Russia and Austria sign agreements
  • 06-16Battle at Piacenza: Austria and Sardinia beat Spanish and French army
  • 07-10Bonnie Prince Charlie flees in disguise to Isle of Skye
  • 09-20Bonnie Prince Charlie flees to France from Scotland
  • 09-21French expeditionary army occupies Labourdonnais and Dupleix Madras
  • 09-23Jacob Gilles appointed Dutch pension advisor
  • 10-01Bonnie Prince Charlie flees to France
  • 10-11Battle at Rocourt: French drive out English / Austria / Netherlands armies
  • 10-22Princeton University (NJ) received its charter
  • 10-28Peruvian cities of Lima and Callao demolished by earthquake, 18,000 die

People born in year of 1746

  • 01-11Frantisek Adam Mica: Composer
  • 01-11William Curtis: English Botanist / publisher (Botanical Magazine)
  • 01-24Gustav III: King during Swedish Enlightenment (1771-92)
  • 02-16Johann Heinse: German Sturm und Drang Novelist / art critic
  • 02-27Gian Francesco Fortunati: Composer
  • 03-05Jacob Wallenberg: Swedish writer / naval chaplain
  • 03-13Maurus Haberhauer: Composer
  • 03-17Jan David Holland: Composer
  • 03-27Augustin Ullinger: Composer
  • 03-27Carlo Bonaparte: Corsican attorney / father of Emperor Napoleon
  • 03-30Francisco Jose de Goya: Fuendetodos, Spain -- Painter / etcher (Naked Maja)
  • 05-13Oliver Brownson: Composer
  • 05-19Johann Friedrich Peter: Composer
  • 06-03James Hook: Composer
  • 06-24Jean Baptiste Rochefort: Composer
  • 07-02Hardenack Otto Conrad Zinck: Composer
  • 07-07Ludwig Wenzel Lachnith: Composer
  • 07-16Giuseppe Piazzi: Italian Monk / discoverer (1st asteroid-Ceres)
  • 07-28Thomas Heyward: Soldier, signed Declaration of Independence
  • 08-02Joan Lucaz: Dutch journalist / patriot
  • 08-07Daniel W Wyttenbach: Dutch classical / historian
  • 08-08Hieronymus van Alphen: Dutch attorney / poet (church songs)
  • 09-04Bernardus Bosch: Dutch Patriot / poet / writer, baptised
  • 09-28William Jones: London, England -- British Orientalist / jurist
  • 09-29Ernst Ludwig Gerber: Composer
  • 10-07William Billings: Boston, Massachusetts -- Hymn composer (Rose of Sharon)
  • 10-27Georg Anton Kreusser: Composer
  • 11-06Absalom Jones: Delaware, United States -- Born into slavery
  • 11-15Joseph Quesne: Composer
  • 11-27Robert Livingston: Delivered oath of office to George Washington

People died in year of 1746

  • 01-05Anton Simon Ignaz Praelisauer: Composer, dies at 53
  • 01-21Gottfried Kirkhoff: Composer, dies at 60
  • 02-04Robert Blair: Scottish Poet (Grave), dies at 46
  • 02-20Guillaume Coustou, Sr.: French Sculptor (Mary Leszczynska), dies at 68
  • 05-15Giovanni Antonio Ricieri: Composer, dies at 67
  • 05-30Giovanni Antonio Pollarolo: Composer, dies at 69
  • 07-09Philip V: French King of Spain (1700-24, 24-46), dies at 62
  • 07-17Anthonie van de Heim: Dutch pension advisor (1737-46), dies at 53
  • 07-28John Peter Zenger: Journalist, involved in 1st amendment fight
  • 08-06Christian VI: King of Denmark / Norway
  • 08-27Johann Caspar Ferdinand Fischer: Composer