Historical Events In 1754
Saturday, 10 April 2021
Jun 22 Nicholas Siret, composer, dies at 91 on this day in history.
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 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 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 In the year 1754 thomas Bowdler, famous prude, bowdlerized Shakespeare
Aug 02 Pierre Charles L'Enfant, France, architect laid out Wash DC on this day in history.
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) in the year 1754.
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 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 In the year 1754 georg Forster, writer
Dec 07 In the year 1754 jack Jouett, American patriot
Dec 09 On this day in history etienne Ozi, composer
Dec 14 On this day in history mahmud I, sultan of Turkey, dies at 58
Dec 24 On this day in history george Crabbe, Aldeburgh England, poet (Everlasting Mercy)