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Historical Events In 1754

Saturday, 25 May 2019

Jun 22   Nicholas Siret, composer, dies at 91 on this day in history.  

Jun 26   On this day in history 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) on this day in history.  

Jul 11   On this day in history the birth of Thomas Bowdler, British censor.  

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

Aug 02   Pierre Charles L'Enfant, France, architect laid out Wash DC in the year 1754.  

Aug 23   On this day in history louis XVI, Versailles, king of France (1774-93) eventually guillotined  

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   In the year 1754 tanacharison, Catawba Indian chief  

Oct 08   Henry Fielding, English lawyer/author (Tom Jones), dies at 47 in the year 1754.  

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   In the year 1754 georg Forster, writer  

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

Dec 09   In the year 1754 etienne Ozi, composer  

Dec 14   Mahmud I, sultan of Turkey, dies at 58 on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1754 birth of richard Martin, Irish animal rights activist (d. 1834)  

Jan 24   On this day in history 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 in the year 1754.  

Feb 13   Charles Maurice de Talleyrand, French politician (d. 1838) was born on this day in history.  

Feb 17   Jan Jachym Kopriva, composer was born in the year 1754.  

Feb 17   On this day in history birth of nicolas Baudin, French explorer (d. 1803)  

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   Daniel Raap, Dutch porcelain salesman/politician, dies at about 51 on this day in history.  

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   Richard Mead, physician, dies in the year 1754.  

Mar 06   Henry Pelham, English premier (1745, 46-54), Gin Act, dies at about 57 in the year 1754.  

Mar 08   In the year 1754 don Jose de Carvajal bon Lancaster, Sp min of Foreign affairs, dies  

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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