Historical Events In 1754
Wednesday, 19 February 2020
Jun 22 In the year 1754 nicholas Siret, composer, dies at 91
Jun 26 Anthony Henday, an employee of the Hudson's Bay Company, leaves York Factory with a party of Plains Cree returning to the interior; returns June 23, 1755, having traveled as far west as present-day Red Deer, Alberta on this day in history.
Jul 03 On this day in history george Washington surrenders to French, Ft Necessity (7 Years' War)
Jul 04 On this day in history george Washington gives Ft Necessity to France
Jul 07 In the year 1754 kings College in NYC opens (renamed Columbia College)
Jul 11 In the year 1754 the birth of Thomas Bowdler, British censor.
Jul 11 Thomas Bowdler, famous prude, bowdlerized Shakespeare in the year 1754.
Aug 02 Pierre Charles L'Enfant, France, architect laid out Wash DC in the year 1754.
Aug 23 Louis XVI, Versailles, king of France (1774-93) eventually guillotined in the year 1754.
Aug 28 Peter Winter, composer on this day in history.
Sep 09 William Bligh, nasty ship's captain (HMS Bounty) on this day in history.
Oct 04 On this day in history tanacharison, Catawba Indian chief
Oct 08 On this day in history henry Fielding, English lawyer/author (Tom Jones), dies at 47
Nov 09 On this day in history johann Christoph Fravenholtz, composer, dies at 70
Nov 12 In the year 1754 jacob de Wit, Amsterdam painter/decorater, dies at 58
Nov 26 Georg Forster, writer in the year 1754.
Dec 07 On this day in history jack Jouett, American patriot
Dec 09 Etienne Ozi, composer on this day in history.
Dec 14 On this day in history mahmud I, sultan of Turkey, dies at 58
Dec 24 In the year 1754 george Crabbe, Aldeburgh England, poet (Everlasting Mercy)