1744 in History
February 8 French/Spanish fleet leaves Toulon
February 9 Battle at Toulon (French/Spanish vs English fleet of Admiral Matthews)
February 22 Battle at Toulon: English-French and Spanish fleet
March 15 French King Louis XV declares war on England
May 17 French army takes Austrian Netherlands
May 31 French troops conquer Kortrijk
June 6 France and Prussia sign peace treaty
November 23 English premier John Carteret resigns
November 25 Austrian forces pillage and kill Jews of Prague
December 31 James Bradley announces discovery of Earth's nutation motion (wobble)