1753


1753

Year 1753 (MDCCLIII) was a common year starting on Monday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Friday of the 11-day slower Julian calendar).

Events of 1753

January - June


* January 29 - After a month's absence, Elizabeth Canning returns to her mother's home in London and claims that she was abducted. The following criminal trial causes uproar.
* March 1 - Sweden adopts the Gregorian calendar.
* April 5 - The founding charter of the British Museum is enacted.
* May 1 - "Species Plantarum" is published by Linnaeus (adopted by the International Code of Botanical Nomenclature as the formal start date of the scientific classification of plants).

July - December


* October 31 - Virginia Lieut. Gov. Robert Dinwiddie commissions 21-year-old militia Maj. George Washington to dissuade the French from occupying the Ohio Country. The Seven Years' War, the first global conflict, ensues.

Undated

* The British Parliament extends citizenship to Jews.
* James Lind writes "A Treatise of the Scurvy".
* The Cramer family starts a brewing operation including the current major brand Warsteiner.

Ongoing

*Samuel Johnson is still writing "A Dictionary of the English Language" begun in 1746.
*Revolt of the Comuneros (New Granada)

Births


* February 12 - François-Paul Brueys D'Aigalliers, French admiral (d. 1798)
* February 20 - Louis Alexandre Berthier, French marshal (d. 1815)
* March 8 - William Roscoe, English writer (d. 1831)
* March 9 - Jean-Baptiste Kleber, French general (d. 1800)
* March 26 - Benjamin Thompson, American physicist and inventor (d. 1814)
* April 3 - Simon Willard, celebrated American horologist (d. 1848)
* May 8 - Miguel Hidalgo, Mexican Catholic priest and revolutionary (d. 1811)
* May 13 - Lazare Nicholas Marguerite Carnot, French general, politician, and mathematician (d. 1823)
* July 9 - William Waldegrave, 1st Baron Radstock, Governor of Newfoundland (d. 1825)
* August 10 - Edmund Randolph, American politician (d. 1813)
* August 12 - Thomas Bewick, English wood engraver (d. 1828)
* September 10 - John Soane, British architect (d. 1837)
* November 6 - Jean-Baptiste Breval, French composer (d. 1823)
* December 3 - Samuel Crompton, English inventor (d. 1827)
*"date unknown"
**Phillis Wheatley, African-born poet (d. 1784)
**Francesc Antoni de la Dueña y Cisneros, Spanish bishop (d. 1821)

Deaths


* January 11 - Sir Hans Sloane, Irish physician (b. 1660)
* January 14 - George Berkeley, Irish philosopher (b. 1685)
* January 23 - Anne, Duchess of Maine (b. 1676)
* February 16 - Giacomo Facco, composer (b. 1676)
* May 23 - Franciszka Urszula Radziwiłłowa, dramatist (b. 1705)
* June 7 - Archibald Cameron of Locheil, last Jacobite to be executed for treason(b. 1707)
* August 6 - Georg Wilhelm Richmann, Russian physicist (struck by lightning) (b. 1711)
* August 19 - Balthasar Neumann, German architect and military engineer (b. 1687)
* December 15 - Richard Boyle, 3rd Earl of Burlington, English architect (b. 1694)


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