Historical Events for Year 1754

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Jan 4th - Columbia University founded, as Kings College (NYC)
Jan 15th - Riot at burial of doelist Daniel Raap in Amsterdam
Jan 28th - Horace Walpole, in a letter to Horace Mann, coins the word serendipity
Mar 8th - Marquis of Ensenada becomes premier of Spain
Mar 18th - Duke of Newcastle becomes English premier
May 9th - 1st newspaper cartoon in America-divided snake "Join or Die"
May 28th - Battle of Jumonville Glen: forces led by George Washington kill French Canadian officer Joseph Coulon de Jumonville
Jun 19th - Albany Congress held by seven British colonies & Iroquois indians
Jul 3rd - George Washington surrenders to French, Fort Necessity (7 Years' War)
Jul 4th - George Washington gives Ft Necessity to France
Jul 7th - Kings College in NYC opens (renamed Columbia College)

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