Historical Events In 1754
Wednesday, 31 May 2023
Jun 22 On this day in history 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 on this day in history.
Jul 03 In the year 1754 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 In the year 1754 the birth of Thomas Bowdler, British censor.
Jul 11 Thomas Bowdler, famous prude, bowdlerized Shakespeare in the year 1754.
Aug 02 Pierre Charles L'Enfant, France, architect laid out Wash DC on this day in history.
Aug 23 On this day in history louis XVI, Versailles, king of France (1774-93) eventually guillotined
Aug 28 In the year 1754 peter Winter, composer
Sep 09 William Bligh, nasty ship's captain (HMS Bounty) in the year 1754.
Oct 04 On this day in history tanacharison, Catawba Indian chief
Oct 08 Henry Fielding, English lawyer/author (Tom Jones), dies at 47 on this day in history.
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 In the year 1754 georg Forster, writer
Dec 07 Jack Jouett, American patriot in the year 1754.
Dec 09 In the year 1754 etienne Ozi, composer
Dec 14 On this day in history 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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