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Historical Events In 1754

Wednesday, 19 February 2020

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

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   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 in the year 1754.  

Aug 28   Peter Winter, composer on this day in history.  

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

Oct 04   On this day in history tanacharison, Catawba Indian chief  

Oct 08   On this day in history henry Fielding, English lawyer/author (Tom Jones), dies at 47  

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   Georg Forster, writer in the year 1754.  

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

Dec 09   Etienne Ozi, composer on this day in history.  

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

Dec 24   In the year 1754 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   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   Moses Cleaveland, founder of Cleveland (d. 1806) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 30   John Lansing, Jr., American statesman (d. 1829) was born on this day in history.  

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

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   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   In the year 1754 nicolaas S Cruquius, hydraulic engineer, (Haarlemmermeer), dies at 75  

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   In the year 1754 death of johann Jakob Wettstein, Swiss theologian (b. 1693)  

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

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