Events noted in 1754

The event pages are experimental; the OCR errors in the text mean this is incomplete and unreliable but I offer it in the hopes that it will be of some use. Events shown include births and deaths of people with their own entries, and also the publication dates of some of the works cited.

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“Annales Moslemici, Arab, et Lat. a Jo. Jac. Reiskio,” Abulfeda, Ishmael historian

“Recherches sur differens Points importans du Systeme du Monde,” Alembert, John Le Rond D' philosopher

Died: Allen, Anthony antiquary

“Almanach de Rheims,” Anquetil, Lewis-Peter historian

Died: Anstey, Christopher poet

Died: Anstis, John esq. LL.D. and F.A.S. eldest son and heir of the preceding

Died: Argellati, Francis was born at Bologna

“Lettre sur la Musique, au Comte de Caylus,” Arnaud, Francis writer

“Panegyric on S. Louis,” Artaud, Peter Joseph born at Bonieux in the comtat-Venaissin

“Phenomena ccelestia observata,” Audiffredi, John Baptist mathematician

Died: Bach, John Sebastian musician

“Maximes sur le devoir des Hois, et le bon usage de leur authorité,” Barral, Abbe Peter born at Grenoble

“An Inquiry into the original Similitudes, &c. in the Old and New Testament,” Bate, Julius divine

Died: Bazin, N. physician

“Le Pyrrhonisme du sage,” Beausobre, Lewis perhaps of the same family with the preceding

“Acta eruditorum” Bel, Matthias born at Otsova in Hungary

“L'Adoration Chretienne, dans la devotion du rosaire,” Bellet, Charles member of the academy of Montanban

Died: Benson, William critic

“De Lumine dissertatio physica,” Benvenuti, Charles Jesuit

“Dissertatio historico-epistolaris, &c.” Benvenuti, Joseph an Italian surgeon

Died: Berryat, John physician

“Traite d'Osteologie,” Bertin, Exuperius Joseph anatomist

“Essais sur les usages des montagnes, avec un lettre sur la Nil,” Bertrand, Elias writer

“Opuscula varia,” Bianchini, Francis philosopher

“Prose Fiorentine,” Bianchini, Joseph Maria scholar

Died: Boffrand, Germain architect

Died: Boulter, Hugh archbishop

“Letters from Italy,” Boyle, John earl of Cork and Orrery

“History or police of the kingdom of Gala,” Brancas Villeneuve, Andrew Francis abbe d'Aulnay

“Betrayer of his Country,” Brooke, Henry writer

“Conclusiones ex universa Theologia,” Brotier, Gabriel scholar

“Memoirs on the Celtic tongue,” Bullet, John Baptist writer

“The Dignity of Human Nature; or, a brief account of the certain and established means for attaining the true end of our existence.” Burgh, James writer

“Life of Grotius,” Burigny, Levesque De was born at Rheims in 1691

“Geography,” Busching, Anthony Frederic an eminent geographer

“Intruder,” Cambridge, Richard Owen writer

“Occasional thoughts on moral, serious, and religious subjects,” Campbell, John an eminent historical

“Csesaris Opera,” Capperonnier, John was born at Mondidier in 1716

Died: Cases, Peter James painter

Died: Cave, Edward a printer to whom the literary world owes great obligations

“La Logique, la Morale, et la Metaphysique,” Chambre, Francis Illharrart De Là an ingenious doctor of the Sorbonne

“The Astronomical Tables of Dr. Halley; with observations and additions,” Chappe D'Auteroche, John an eminent French astronomer

“Tables of the Moon,” Clairault, Alexis Claude mathematician

“Grsecorum Chirurgici Libri; Sorani unus de Fracturarum signis, Oribasii duo de Fractis, et Luxatis, ex Collectione Nicetse, Florent.” Cocchi, Anthony of Florence

Died: Cochin, Charles Nicholas engraver

Died: Collins, William poet

“Treatise on revealed Religion, against atheists, deists, materialists, and indifte rents,” Concina, Daniel divine

“Imperium Orientale,” Constantine Vii., Porphyrogeneta son of Leo the Wise

“Memoir on Hydraulic Machines,” Darcy, Patrick, Count of a noble and ancient family in Ireland

Died: Demoivre, Abraham mathematician

Died: Destouches, Philip Neuicault writer

Died: Dewit, James painter

“Public Virtue,” Dodsley, Robert poet

“Two Sermons on Superstition,” Dodwell, William was born at Shottesbrooke

“Bibliotheque historique & politique du Poitou,” Dreux Du Radier, John Francis advocate

“A Tour through Normandy, described in a letter to a friend,” Ducarel, Andrew Coltee antiquary

“Some account of the Town, Church, and Archiepiscopal Palace of Croydon, in the county of Surrey, from its foundation to 1783,” Ducarel, Andrew Coltee antiquary

“Feminead,” Duncombe, John was born 1730

“A careful and strict inquiry into the modern prevailing notion of that Freedom of Will, which is supposed to be essential to moral agency,” Edwards, Jonathan president of the college of New Jersey

“The principles of Mechanics,” Emerson, William mathematician

Born: Farington, George artist

“The plan of divine worship in the churches of Dissenters justified,” Flexman, Roger, D. D. clergyman

“The Knights,” Foote, Samuel esq. called the English Aristophanes

Born: Forster, George was born at Dantzic in 1754

“Dubia de Minnisari, aliorumque Armenias regum numis et Arsacidarum epocha nuper vulgatis proposita,” Froelich, Erasmus a learned medallist

“Diplomatorium Garstensium emendatum, auctum, et illustratum,” Froelich, Erasmus a learned medallist

“Casulse S. Stephani, regis Hungariae, vera imago et expositio,” Froelich, Erasmus a learned medallist

“A Dissertation against pronouncing the Greek language according to Accents,” Gally, Henry divine

“Twenty-one discourses, or dissertations, upon the Augsburg Confession, which is also the Brethren’s Confession of Faith; delivered by the ordinary of the Brethren’s churches before the seminary. To which is prefixed a synodical writing relating to the subject. Translated from fche High Dutch, by F. Okeley, A. B.” Gambold, John bishop

Died: Gibbs, James architect

“An Examination of the Letters said to be written by Mary to James earl of Both well,” Goodal, Walter antiquary

Born: Gregory, George divine

“The Friends, a sentimental history,” Guthrie, William writer

Died: Hamilton, William of Bangour

Died: Hamilton, William Gerard statesman

“Religio Philosophi; or, the principles of morality and Christianity, illustrated from a view of che universe, and of man’s situation in it.” Hay, William writer

“Enquire I pray thee,' &c.” Hearne, Thomas antiquary

“Miscellanies in prose and verse,” Hiffernan, Paul a minor author of the last century

“Thoughts on the estimation of the animal powers, with strictures on the proofs advanced by Leibnitz and other mathematicians on this point,” Kant, Immanuel writer

“The Dreamer,” King, Dr. William son of the rev

Born: Kirwan, Walter Blake a celebrated Irish preacher

“Philosophical Transactions” Landen, John mathematician

Died: Lort, Michael clergyman

“The Shortness of Life,” Lynar, Rochus Frederic Count statesman

“The Epistles,” Lynar, Rochus Frederic Count statesman

“Panegyric of the Newtonian Philosophy,” Martin, Benjamin an eminent optician

“History of the Gauls, &c. from their origin to the foundation of the French monarchy,” Martin, James Benedictine

Died: Mason, William divine

Died: Mead, Richard physician

“La Verite de l'Histoire de PEglise de St. Omer,” Mignot, Stephen a learned French canonist

Died: Milton, John the most illustrious of English poets

Died: Montgeron, Lewis Basil Carre' De born in 1686

“Recueil pour servir d'eclaircissement, &c.” Morand, John Francis Clement was born at Paris in April 1726

“Dissertations on the Prophecies, which have remarkably been fulfilled, and are at this time fulfilling in the world,” Newton, Thomas prelate

Died: Nivelle De La Chaussee, Peter Claude writer

“Twenty-one Discourses, or Dissertations, upon the Augsburgh Confession, which is also the Brethren’s Confession of Faith, delivered by the ordinary of the Brethren’s Churches before the seminary,” Okely, Francis a learned

“Analysis of the Game of Chess.” Philidor, Andrew musician

Died: Piazzetta, John Baptist artist

“State of the Heavens” Pingke, Alexander Guy mathematician

“Greek Anthology,” Reiske, John James scholar

Born: Roland, Marie-Jeanne Philepon wife of one of the republican ministers of France

“Eliza,” Rolt, Richard writer

“Institutes of Natural Law,” Rutherforth, Thomas divine

“Entomologia Carniolica.” Scopoli, John Anthony naturalist

Died: Secousse, Denis Francis historian

Died: Shuckford, Samuel divine

“The duty of the living to the memory of the dead,” Smith, Joseph younger brother of the preceding Dr

Died: Tancred, Christopher a gentleman who deserves to be recorded among the benefactors to literature

“The Scripture Doctrine of Atonement.” Taylor, John a learned dissenting teacher

Died: Tollet, Elizabeth an ingenious English poetess

“Plantae selectas qnarum imagines ad exemplaria naturalia Londini in hortis curiosorum nutrita, manu artificiosa pinxit Georgius Dionysius Ehret, &c.” Trew, Christopher James naturalist

“A View of Lord Bolingbroke’s Philosophy, in two Letters to a Friend,” Warburton, William prelate

“An illustration of the Book of Common Prayer and Administration of the Sacraments, and other rites and ceremonies of the Church of England,” Warner, Ferdinando writer

“Cases in Surgery,” Warner, Joseph an eminent surgeon

Died: Wetstein, John James divine

Died: Wolfe, Christian baron of the Roman empire