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Historical Events In 1754

Saturday, 20 July 2019

Jun 22   Nicholas Siret, composer, dies at 91 in the year 1754.  

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   In the year 1754 george Washington gives Ft Necessity to France  

Jul 07   In the year 1754 kings College in NYC opens (renamed Columbia College)  

Jul 11   The birth of Thomas Bowdler, British censor in the year 1754.  

Jul 11   In the year 1754 thomas Bowdler, famous prude, bowdlerized Shakespeare  

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

Aug 23   In the year 1754 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   Tanacharison, Catawba Indian chief in the year 1754.  

Oct 08   Henry Fielding, English lawyer/author (Tom Jones), dies at 47 in the year 1754.  

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   Georg Forster, writer in the year 1754.  

Dec 07   On this day in history jack Jouett, American patriot  

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   George Crabbe, Aldeburgh England, poet (Everlasting Mercy) on this day in history.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1754

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 15   On this day in history birth of richard Martin, Irish animal rights activist (d. 1834)  

Jan 24   Andrew Ellicott, American surveyor (d. 1820) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 29   On this day in history birth of moses Cleaveland, founder of Cleveland (d. 1806)  

Jan 30   On this day in history birth of john Lansing, Jr., American statesman (d. 1829)  

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

Feb 17   In the year 1754 birth of jan Jachym Kopriva, composer  

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

Feb 19   On this day in history birth of vincenzo Monti, Italian poet/translator (Al Signor di Montgolfier)  

Famous Deaths In 1754

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 10   In the year 1754 daniel Raap, Dutch porcelain salesman/politician, dies at about 51  

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   In the year 1754 richard Mead, physician, dies  

Mar 06   On this day in history henry Pelham, English premier (1745, 46-54), Gin Act, dies at about 57  

Mar 08   On this day in history don Jose de Carvajal bon Lancaster, Sp min of Foreign affairs, dies  

Mar 23   Johann Jakob Wettstein, Swiss theologian (b. 1693) died on this day in history.  

Apr 02   Thomas Carte, English historian (b. 1686) died in the year 1754.  

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