Historical Events In 1754
Thursday, 13 August 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 in the year 1754.
Jul 03 On this day in history george Washington surrenders to French, Ft Necessity (7 Years' War)
Jul 04 George Washington gives Ft Necessity to France on this day in history.
Jul 07 In the year 1754 kings College in NYC opens (renamed Columbia College)
Jul 11 On this day in history the birth of Thomas Bowdler, British censor.
Jul 11 On this day in history thomas Bowdler, famous prude, bowdlerized Shakespeare
Aug 02 Pierre Charles L'Enfant, France, architect laid out Wash DC on this day in history.
Aug 23 In the year 1754 louis XVI, Versailles, king of France (1774-93) eventually guillotined
Aug 28 Peter Winter, composer in the year 1754.
Sep 09 In the year 1754 william Bligh, nasty ship's captain (HMS Bounty)
Oct 04 Tanacharison, Catawba Indian chief on this day in history.
Oct 08 On this day in history henry Fielding, English lawyer/author (Tom Jones), dies at 47
Nov 09 Johann Christoph Fravenholtz, composer, dies at 70 in the year 1754.
Nov 12 On this day in history 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 in the year 1754.
Dec 14 In the year 1754 mahmud I, sultan of Turkey, dies at 58
Dec 24 In the year 1754 george Crabbe, Aldeburgh England, poet (Everlasting Mercy)