1745 in History – What happened in year 1745

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.

Know what happened in 1745:

Date/MonthEvent / Incidence / Incident
11 MayWar of the Austrian Succession-French forces defeated theAnglo-Dutch-Hanoverian 'Pragmatic Army' at the Battle of Fontenoy in theAustrian Netherlands in present day Belgium.
21 SeptemberJacobite Risings-Jacobite troops led by Charles Edward Stuartdefeated the Hanoverians in Prestonpans, East Lothian, Scotland.
19 AugustBonnie Prince Charlie raised the Jacobite standard atGlenfinnan in the Scottish Highlands to begin the Second JacobiteRising.
09 JulyWar of the Austrian Succession-The French victory in theBattle of Melle made their subsequent capture of Ghent possible.
09 JulyWar of the Austrian Succession-The French victory in the Battle of Melle made their subsequent capture of Ghent possible.
11 MayWar of the Austrian Succession-French forces defeated theAnglo-Dutch-Hanoverian 'Pragmatic Army' at the Battle of Fontenoy in theAustrian Netherlands in present-day Belgium.
19 AugustBonnie Prince Charlie raised the Jacobite standard atGlenfinnan in the Scottish Highlands to begin the Second JacobiteRising.
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 enabled their subsequent capture of Ghent.


List of famous birthdays in the year 1745:

Date/MonthName / Profession / Country
01 January Anthony Wayne / Politician / United States of America
04 SeptemberShneur Zalman / Author / Russia
04 March Charles Dibdin / Actor / United Kingdom
05 JulyCarl Arnold Kortum / Poet / Germany
06 January Jacques-Etienne Montgolfier / Inventor / France
08 JuneCaspar Wessel / Mathematician / Denmark
08 MayCarl Stamitz / Violinist / Germany
09 January Caleb Strong / Politician / United States of America
09 DecemberMaddalena Laura Sirmen / Violinist / Italy
10 March John Gunby / General / United States of America
10 January Isaac Titsingh / Scholar / Netherlands
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 February Henry James Pye / Politician / United Kingdom
20 AprilPhilippe Pinel / Physician / France
25 DecemberChevalier de Saint-Georges / Violinist / France
29 AprilOliver Ellsworth / Politician / United States of America

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