1745 in Canada
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|Years in Canada:||1742 1743 1744 1745 1746 1747 1748|
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|Years:||1742 1743 1744 1745 1746 1747 1748|
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Events from the year 1745 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: Richard Edwards
- Louisbourg surrenders to English after six-week siege (June 17).
- English forces take Louisbourg and make new conquests from the French in the West Indies.
- Massachusetts Governor William Shirley takes the French Fortress Louisbourg.
- Battle of Culloden.
- 16 June 1745 - After a six-week siege, the French fort of Louisbourg on Cape Breton Island falls to the British colonial forces from New England . This intensifies hostilities in what is known as King George's War, an extension of the European War of the Austrian Succession
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