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Historical Events In 1754

Thursday, 26 May 2022

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   On this day in history george Washington gives Ft Necessity to France  

Jul 07   Kings College in NYC opens (renamed Columbia College) in the year 1754.  

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

Jul 11   Thomas Bowdler, famous prude, bowdlerized Shakespeare in the year 1754.  

Aug 02   On this day in history 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   William Bligh, nasty ship's captain (HMS Bounty) in the year 1754.  

Oct 04   In the year 1754 tanacharison, Catawba Indian chief  

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

Nov 09   Johann Christoph Fravenholtz, composer, dies at 70 on this day in history.  

Nov 12   In the year 1754 jacob de Wit, Amsterdam painter/decorater, dies at 58  

Nov 26   In the year 1754 georg Forster, writer  

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

Dec 09   On this day in history etienne Ozi, composer  

Dec 14   Mahmud I, sultan of Turkey, dies at 58 on this day in history.  

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   John Lansing, Jr., American statesman (d. 1829) was born in the year 1754.  

Feb 13   Charles Maurice de Talleyrand, French politician (d. 1838) was born in the year 1754.  

Feb 17   On this day in history birth of jan Jachym Kopriva, composer  

Feb 17   Nicolas Baudin, French explorer (d. 1803) was born in the year 1754.  

Feb 19   Vincenzo Monti, Italian poet/translator (Al Signor di Montgolfier) was born on this day in history.  

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   Ludvig Holberg, Danish lawyer/writer (Hendrig og Pernille), dies at 69 on this day in history.  

Feb 05   Nicolaas S Cruquius, hydraulic engineer, (Haarlemmermeer), dies at 75 on this day in history.  

Feb 16   Richard Mead, physician, dies on this day in history.  

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

Mar 08   In the year 1754 don Jose de Carvajal bon Lancaster, Sp min of Foreign affairs, dies  

Mar 23   On this day in history death of johann Jakob Wettstein, Swiss theologian (b. 1693)  

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

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