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Historical Events In 1754

Sunday, 24 May 2020

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

Jun 26   In the year 1754 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   George Washington surrenders to French, Ft Necessity (7 Years' War) on this day in history.  

Jul 04   George Washington gives Ft Necessity to France on this day in history.  

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

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

Jul 11   Thomas Bowdler, famous prude, bowdlerized Shakespeare on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

Aug 28   Peter Winter, composer in the year 1754.  

Sep 09   William Bligh, nasty ship's captain (HMS Bounty) on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1754.  

Nov 12   Jacob de Wit, Amsterdam painter/decorater, dies at 58 on this day in history.  

Nov 26   In the year 1754 georg Forster, writer  

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

Dec 09   Etienne Ozi, composer in the year 1754.  

Dec 14   On this day in history mahmud I, sultan of Turkey, dies at 58  

Dec 24   George Crabbe, Aldeburgh England, poet (Everlasting Mercy) in the year 1754.  

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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   On this day in history birth of andrew Ellicott, American surveyor (d. 1820)  

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

Jan 30   John Lansing, Jr., American statesman (d. 1829) was born in the year 1754.  

Feb 13   On this day in history birth of charles Maurice de Talleyrand, French politician (d. 1838)  

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   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   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 on this day in history.  

Feb 16   In the year 1754 richard Mead, physician, dies  

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

Mar 08   In the year 1754 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 on this day in history.  

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