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Historical Events In 1754

Sunday, 29 November 2020

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   Kings College in NYC opens (renamed Columbia College) in the year 1754.  

Jul 11   The birth of Thomas Bowdler, British censor on this day in history.  

Jul 11   On this day in history thomas Bowdler, famous prude, bowdlerized Shakespeare  

Aug 02   On this day in history pierre Charles L'Enfant, France, architect laid out Wash DC  

Aug 23   Louis XVI, Versailles, king of France (1774-93) eventually guillotined on this day in history.  

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   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   In the year 1754 johann Christoph Fravenholtz, composer, dies at 70  

Nov 12   On this day in history jacob de Wit, Amsterdam painter/decorater, dies at 58  

Nov 26   Georg Forster, writer on this day in history.  

Dec 07   In the year 1754 jack Jouett, American patriot  

Dec 09   Etienne Ozi, composer in the year 1754.  

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

Dec 24   George Crabbe, Aldeburgh England, poet (Everlasting Mercy) in the year 1754.  

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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 on this day in history.  

Jan 24   Andrew Ellicott, American surveyor (d. 1820) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 29   On this day in history birth of moses Cleaveland, founder of Cleveland (d. 1806)  

Jan 30   On this day in history birth of john Lansing, Jr., American statesman (d. 1829)  

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

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 on this day in history.  

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   Nicolaas S Cruquius, hydraulic engineer, (Haarlemmermeer), dies at 75 in the year 1754.  

Feb 16   Richard Mead, physician, dies in the year 1754.  

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

Mar 08   Don Jose de Carvajal bon Lancaster, Sp min of Foreign affairs, dies on this day in history.  

Mar 23   On this day in history death of johann Jakob Wettstein, Swiss theologian (b. 1693)  

Apr 02   On this day in history death of thomas Carte, English historian (b. 1686)  

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