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.