Events in History in 1754

  • S 1
  • S 2
  • M 3
  • T 4
  • W 5
  • T 6
  • F 7
  • S 8
  • S 9
  • M 10
  • T 11
  • W 12
  • T 13
  • F 14
  • S 15
  • S 16
  • M 17
  • T 18
  • W 19
  • T 20
  • F 21
  • S 22
  • S 23
  • M 24
  • T 25
  • W 26
  • T 27
  • F 28
  • S 29
  • S 30
  • Jan 4 Columbia University founded, as Kings College (NYC)
  • Jan 15 Riot at burial of Orangist leader Daniel Raap in Amsterdam
  • Jan 28 Horace Walpole, in a letter to Horace Mann, coins the word serendipity
  • Mar 8 Marquis of Ensenada becomes premier of Spain

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Mar 18 Thomas Pelham-Holles becomes British Prime Minister on the death of his brother Henry Pelham

British Prime Minister Thomas Pelham-Holles
British Prime Minister
Thomas Pelham-Holles
British Prime Minister Henry Pelham
British Prime Minister
Henry Pelham

BattleBattle of Interest

May 28 Battle of Jumonville Glen: forces led by George Washington kill French Canadian officer Joseph Coulon de Jumonville

First US President George Washington
First US President
George Washington

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Nov 28 Jean-Baptiste Le Rond d'Alembert is elected to the French Academy of Sciences

Enlightenment Philosopher Jean-Baptiste Le Rond d'Alembert
Enlightenment Philosopher
Jean-Baptiste Le Rond d'Alembert