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Historical Events In 1754

Wednesday, 11 December 2019

Jun 22   In the year 1754 nicholas Siret, composer, dies at 91  

Jun 26   On this day in history 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.  

Jul 03   In the year 1754 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   Kings College in NYC opens (renamed Columbia College) on this day in history.  

Jul 11   The birth of Thomas Bowdler, British censor on this day in history.  

Jul 11   On this day in history thomas Bowdler, famous prude, bowdlerized Shakespeare  

Aug 02   In the year 1754 pierre Charles L'Enfant, France, architect laid out Wash DC  

Aug 23   On this day in history louis XVI, Versailles, king of France (1774-93) eventually guillotined  

Aug 28   Peter Winter, composer on this day in history.  

Sep 09   On this day in history william Bligh, nasty ship's captain (HMS Bounty)  

Oct 04   On this day in history tanacharison, Catawba Indian chief  

Oct 08   Henry Fielding, English lawyer/author (Tom Jones), dies at 47 on this day in history.  

Nov 09   In the year 1754 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 on this day in history.  

Dec 07   Jack Jouett, American patriot in the year 1754.  

Dec 09   In the year 1754 etienne Ozi, composer  

Dec 14   In the year 1754 mahmud I, sultan of Turkey, dies at 58  

Dec 24   On this day in history george Crabbe, Aldeburgh England, poet (Everlasting Mercy)  

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Famous Birthdays In 1754

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 15   Richard Martin, Irish animal rights activist (d. 1834) was born in the year 1754.  

Jan 24   In the year 1754 birth of andrew Ellicott, American surveyor (d. 1820)  

Jan 29   Moses Cleaveland, founder of Cleveland (d. 1806) was born in the year 1754.  

Jan 30   In the year 1754 birth of john Lansing, Jr., American statesman (d. 1829)  

Feb 13   Charles Maurice de Talleyrand, French politician (d. 1838) was born on this day in history.  

Feb 17   Jan Jachym Kopriva, composer was born in the year 1754.  

Feb 17   On this day in history birth of nicolas Baudin, French explorer (d. 1803)  

Feb 19   Vincenzo Monti, Italian poet/translator (Al Signor di Montgolfier) was born in the year 1754.  

Famous Deaths In 1754

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 10   Daniel Raap, Dutch porcelain salesman/politician, dies at about 51 in the year 1754.  

Jan 28   On this day in history ludvig Holberg, Danish lawyer/writer (Hendrig og Pernille), dies at 69  

Feb 05   Nicolaas S Cruquius, hydraulic engineer, (Haarlemmermeer), dies at 75 in the year 1754.  

Feb 16   On this day in history richard Mead, physician, dies  

Mar 06   Henry Pelham, English premier (1745, 46-54), Gin Act, dies at about 57 in the year 1754.  

Mar 08   Don Jose de Carvajal bon Lancaster, Sp min of Foreign affairs, dies in the year 1754.  

Mar 23   Johann Jakob Wettstein, Swiss theologian (b. 1693) died in the year 1754.  

Apr 02   Thomas Carte, English historian (b. 1686) died on this day in history.  

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