Historical Events In 1754
Thursday, 22 November 2018
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 on this day in history.
Jul 03 George Washington surrenders to French, Ft Necessity (7 Years' War) in the year 1754.
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 In the year 1754 the birth of Thomas Bowdler, British censor.
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 Louis XVI, Versailles, king of France (1774-93) eventually guillotined in the year 1754.
Aug 28 On this day in history peter Winter, composer
Sep 09 William Bligh, nasty ship's captain (HMS Bounty) on this day in history.
Oct 04 In the year 1754 tanacharison, Catawba Indian chief
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 On this day in history jacob de Wit, Amsterdam painter/decorater, dies at 58
Nov 26 In the year 1754 georg Forster, writer
Dec 07 In the year 1754 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)