1744 in Canada
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|Years in Canada:||1741 1742 1743 1744 1745 1746 1747|
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|Years:||1741 1742 1743 1744 1745 1746 1747|
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Events from the year 1744 in Canada.
- Governor General of New France: Charles de la Boische, Marquis de Beauharnois
- Colonial Governor of Louisiana: Pierre de Rigaud, Marquis de Vaudreuil-Cavagnial
- Governor of Nova Scotia: Paul Mascarene
- Commodore-Governor of Newfoundland: Thomas Smith
- France declares war on England (March 15)
- Treaty of Lancaster (English-Iroquois).
- Having begun in Europe in 1740, The War of the Austrian Succession spreads to North America (King George's War).
- Nicolas-Joseph de Noyelles de Fleurimont succeeded Pierre Gaultier de Varennes et de La Vérendrye as the Commandant of the western French forts.
- May 22 - Juan Francisco de la Bodega y Quadra, naval officer, explorer, administrator (d.1794)
- October 6 - James McGill, merchant, philanthropist (d.1813)
- December 10 - William Berczy, painter, architect, author, and colonizer (d.1813)
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