Historical Events In 1754
Friday, 29 September 2023
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 In the year 1754 george Washington gives Ft Necessity to France
Jul 07 Kings College in NYC opens (renamed Columbia College) on this day in history.
Jul 11 The birth of Thomas Bowdler, British censor in the year 1754.
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 Louis XVI, Versailles, king of France (1774-93) eventually guillotined in the year 1754.
Aug 28 Peter Winter, composer on this day in history.
Sep 09 In the year 1754 william Bligh, nasty ship's captain (HMS Bounty)
Oct 04 On this day in history tanacharison, Catawba Indian chief
Oct 08 On this day in history henry Fielding, English lawyer/author (Tom Jones), dies at 47
Nov 09 In the year 1754 johann Christoph Fravenholtz, composer, dies at 70
Nov 12 Jacob de Wit, Amsterdam painter/decorater, dies at 58 in the year 1754.
Nov 26 On this day in history georg Forster, writer
Dec 07 Jack Jouett, American patriot on this day in history.
Dec 09 On this day in history etienne Ozi, composer
Dec 14 Mahmud I, sultan of Turkey, dies at 58 on this day in history.
Dec 24 George Crabbe, Aldeburgh England, poet (Everlasting Mercy) in the year 1754.