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Notable Historical Events - 1754

1754George Washington surrenders to French, Fort Necessity (7 Years' War)

1754George Washington gives Ft Necessity to France

1754 Historical Events
Date Event
Jan 4
Columbia University founded, as Kings College (NYC) 
Jan 15
Riot at burial of doelist 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 
Mar 18
Duke of Newcastle becomes English premier 
May 9
1st newspaper cartoon in America-divided snake "Join or Die" 
May 28
Battle of Jumonville Glen: forces led by George Washington kill French Canadian officer Joseph Coulon de Jumonville 
Jun 19
Albany Congress held by seven British colonies & Iroquois indians 
Jul 3
George Washington surrenders to French, Fort Necessity (7 Years' War) 
Jul 4
George Washington gives Ft Necessity to France 
Jul 7
Kings College in NYC opens (renamed Columbia College) 
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