Historical Events In 1754
Saturday, 18 January 2020
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 in the year 1754.
Jul 07 On this day in history kings College in NYC opens (renamed Columbia College)
Jul 11 The birth of Thomas Bowdler, British censor on this day in history.
Jul 11 Thomas Bowdler, famous prude, bowdlerized Shakespeare in the year 1754.
Aug 02 Pierre Charles L'Enfant, France, architect laid out Wash DC in the year 1754.
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 in the year 1754.
Oct 08 Henry Fielding, English lawyer/author (Tom Jones), dies at 47 on this day in history.
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 In the year 1754 georg Forster, writer
Dec 07 In the year 1754 jack Jouett, American patriot
Dec 09 Etienne Ozi, composer on this day in history.
Dec 14 Mahmud I, sultan of Turkey, dies at 58 on this day in history.
Dec 24 George Crabbe, Aldeburgh England, poet (Everlasting Mercy) on this day in history.