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Historical Events In 1754

Thursday, 13 August 2020

Jun 22   In the year 1754 nicholas Siret, composer, dies at 91  

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   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   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 on this day in history.  

Aug 23   In the year 1754 louis XVI, Versailles, king of France (1774-93) eventually guillotined  

Aug 28   Peter Winter, composer in the year 1754.  

Sep 09   In the year 1754 william Bligh, nasty ship's captain (HMS Bounty)  

Oct 04   Tanacharison, Catawba Indian chief on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1754.  

Nov 12   On this day in history 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   Etienne Ozi, composer in the year 1754.  

Dec 14   In the year 1754 mahmud I, sultan of Turkey, dies at 58  

Dec 24   In the year 1754 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   In the year 1754 birth of richard Martin, Irish animal rights activist (d. 1834)  

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 in the year 1754.  

Jan 30   In the year 1754 birth of john Lansing, Jr., American statesman (d. 1829)  

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   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   On this day in history daniel Raap, Dutch porcelain salesman/politician, dies at about 51  

Jan 28   On this day in history ludvig Holberg, Danish lawyer/writer (Hendrig og Pernille), dies at 69  

Feb 05   Nicolaas S Cruquius, hydraulic engineer, (Haarlemmermeer), dies at 75 in the year 1754.  

Feb 16   Richard Mead, physician, dies on this day in history.  

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

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   Thomas Carte, English historian (b. 1686) died on this day in history.  

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