Historical Events In 1754
Saturday, 25 May 2019
Jun 22 Nicholas Siret, composer, dies at 91 on this day in history.
Jun 26 On this day in history 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 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 Kings College in NYC opens (renamed Columbia College) on this day in history.
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 in the year 1754.
Aug 23 On this day in history louis XVI, Versailles, king of France (1774-93) eventually guillotined
Aug 28 On this day in history peter Winter, composer
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 in the year 1754.
Nov 09 On this day in history johann Christoph Fravenholtz, composer, dies at 70
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 On this day in history jack Jouett, American patriot
Dec 09 In the year 1754 etienne Ozi, composer
Dec 14 Mahmud I, sultan of Turkey, dies at 58 on this day in history.
Dec 24 George Crabbe, Aldeburgh England, poet (Everlasting Mercy) in the year 1754.