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Events and People Who Made History in the Year 1754 AD


January 4: Columbia University founded, as Kings College (New York City)
January 15: Riot at burial of doelist Daniel Raap in Amsterdam


March 8: Marquis of Ensenada becomes premier of Spain
March 18: Duke of Newcastle becomes English premier


May 9: 1st newspaper cartoon in America-divided snake "Join or Die"
May 28: George Washington defeats French and indians at Ft. Duquesne near Pittsburgh


June 19: Albany Congress held by 7 British colonies and Iroquois indians


July 3: George Washington surrenders to French, Ft. Necessity (7 Years' War)
July 4: George Washington gives Ft. Necessity to France
July 7: Kings College in New York City opens (renamed Columbia College)
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