Historical Events In 1754
Sunday, 24 May 2020
Jun 22 In the year 1754 nicholas Siret, composer, dies at 91
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 George Washington surrenders to French, Ft Necessity (7 Years' War) on this day in history.
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 in the year 1754.
Jul 11 Thomas Bowdler, famous prude, bowdlerized Shakespeare on this day in history.
Aug 02 Pierre Charles L'Enfant, France, architect laid out Wash DC in the year 1754.
Aug 23 Louis XVI, Versailles, king of France (1774-93) eventually guillotined on this day in history.
Aug 28 Peter Winter, composer in the year 1754.
Sep 09 William Bligh, nasty ship's captain (HMS Bounty) on this day in history.
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 in the year 1754.
Nov 12 Jacob de Wit, Amsterdam painter/decorater, dies at 58 on this day in history.
Nov 26 In the year 1754 georg Forster, writer
Dec 07 On this day in history 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.