1745 in History – What happened in year 1745

✅ Published on March 31st, 2009 in 18th Century in History

In history, year 1745 has its own importance and known for many memorable events like famous birthdays, inventions, natural disaster, treaties, change of rulers, special days etc. Find below a list of important historical events which happened during the year 1745.

Top Historical Events of the Year 1745 ⚡:

Date/MonthEvent / Incidence / Incident
11 mayWar of the Austrian Succession: French forces defeated the Anglo-Dutch-Hanoverian 'Pragmatic Army' at the Battle of Fontenoy in the Austrian Netherlands in present-day Belgium.
09 julyWar of the Austrian Succession-The French victory in the Battle of Melle made their subsequent capture of Ghent possible.
19 augustBonnie Prince Charlie raised the Jacobite standard atGlenfinnan in the Scottish Highlands to begin the Second JacobiteRising.
21 septemberJacobite Risings-Jacobite troops led by Charles Edward Stuartdefeated the Hanoverians in Prestonpans, East Lothian, Scotland.
11 NovemberCharles Edward Stuart aka Bonnie Prince Charlie's army entered England.
16 FebruaryThorle Madhavrao, the fourth Peshwa of the Maratha community, was born.
08 JanuaryBritain, Austria, the Netherlands and anti-Saxony signed the Prussian Quadruple Alliance.
20 FebruaryJacobic troops captured Fort Augustus, Scotland.
09 MarchThe first American payroll was sent from England to Boston.
02 AprilAustria and Bavaria signed a peace treaty.
11 MayBattle of Fontenoy Dornik): Austrian war started for succession.
17 JuneThe American colonies captured Cape Breton Island from Louisbourg, Frank.
01 JulyBattleship Elizabeth was cast in Bonnie Prince Charlie's Frigate Doutal.
31 AugustJacoti Rise 1745: Bonnie Prince Charlie Blair Castle Scotland.
21 SeptemberBattle of Preston Pan: Bonnie Prince Charles defeated the British Government Army.
14 OctoberFrench aid convoy reached Montreux Scotland.
29 NovemberBonnie Prince Charlie's army arrived in Manchester and captured Carlisle.
20 DecemberBonnie Prince Charlie's army reached the river Esq.


Famous birthdays in the year 1745:

Date/MonthName / Profession / Country
01 January Anthony Wayne / Politician / United States of America
04 March Casimir Pulaski / General / Poland
04 SeptemberShneur Zalman / Author / Russia
05 JulyCarl Arnold Kortum / Poet / Germany
06 January Jacques-Etienne Montgolfier / Inventor / France
08 MayCarl Stamitz / Violinist / Germany
08 JuneCaspar Wessel / Mathematician / Denmark
09 DecemberMaddalena Laura Sirmen / Violinist / Italy
09 January Caleb Strong / Politician / United States of America
10 January Isaac Titsingh / Scholar / Netherlands
10 March John Gunby / General / United States of America
11 March Bodawpaya / King / Myanmar (Burma)
12 DecemberJohn Jay / Politician / United States of America
13 JulyRobert Calder / Army Officer / Scotland
16 SeptemberMikhail Kutuzov / Field Marshal / Russia
18 February Alessandro Volta / Physicist / Italy
20 AprilPhilippe Pinel / Physician / France
23 January William Jessop / Engineer / United Kingdom
25 DecemberChevalier de Saint-Georges / Violinist / France
29 AprilOliver Ellsworth / Politician / United States of America
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