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Historical Events In 1754

Wednesday, 23 January 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 on this day in history.  

Jul 03   George Washington surrenders to French, Ft Necessity (7 Years' War) in the year 1754.  

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   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   On this day in history 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   In the year 1754 peter Winter, composer  

Sep 09   In the year 1754 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   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   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 in the year 1754.  

Jan 29   Moses Cleaveland, founder of Cleveland (d. 1806) was born on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1754.  

Feb 17   Nicolas Baudin, French explorer (d. 1803) was born in the year 1754.  

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 on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

Feb 16   In the year 1754 richard Mead, physician, dies  

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

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 in the year 1754.  

Apr 02   Thomas Carte, English historian (b. 1686) died in the year 1754.  

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