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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)  

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Famous Birthdays In 1754

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 15   Richard Martin, Irish animal rights activist (d. 1834) was born in the year 1754.  

Jan 24   In the year 1754 birth of andrew Ellicott, American surveyor (d. 1820)  

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   Charles Maurice de Talleyrand, French politician (d. 1838) was born in the year 1754.  

Feb 17   Jan Jachym Kopriva, composer was born on this day in history.  

Feb 17   Nicolas Baudin, French explorer (d. 1803) was born on this day in history.  

Feb 19   Vincenzo Monti, Italian poet/translator (Al Signor di Montgolfier) was born in the year 1754.  

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   In the year 1754 ludvig Holberg, Danish lawyer/writer (Hendrig og Pernille), dies at 69  

Feb 05   On this day in history nicolaas S Cruquius, hydraulic engineer, (Haarlemmermeer), dies at 75  

Feb 16   On this day in history richard Mead, physician, dies  

Mar 06   Henry Pelham, English premier (1745, 46-54), Gin Act, dies at about 57 on this day in history.  

Mar 08   On this day in history 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 in the year 1754.  

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