Historical Events In 1754
Saturday, 20 July 2019
Jun 22 Nicholas Siret, composer, dies at 91 in the year 1754.
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 in the year 1754.
Jul 03 On this day in history george Washington surrenders to French, Ft Necessity (7 Years' War)
Jul 04 In the year 1754 george Washington gives Ft Necessity to France
Jul 07 In the year 1754 kings College in NYC opens (renamed Columbia College)
Jul 11 The birth of Thomas Bowdler, British censor in the year 1754.
Jul 11 In the year 1754 thomas Bowdler, famous prude, bowdlerized Shakespeare
Aug 02 In the year 1754 pierre Charles L'Enfant, France, architect laid out Wash DC
Aug 23 In the year 1754 louis XVI, Versailles, king of France (1774-93) eventually guillotined
Aug 28 Peter Winter, composer on this day in history.
Sep 09 On this day in history william Bligh, nasty ship's captain (HMS Bounty)
Oct 04 Tanacharison, Catawba Indian chief in the year 1754.
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 on this day in history.
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 In the year 1754 etienne Ozi, composer
Dec 14 In the year 1754 mahmud I, sultan of Turkey, dies at 58
Dec 24 George Crabbe, Aldeburgh England, poet (Everlasting Mercy) on this day in history.