|Centuries:||17th century - 18th century - 19th century|
|Decades:|| 1720s 1730s 1740s - 1750s - 1760s 1770s 1780s
|Years:||1750 1751 1752 - 1753 - 1754 1755 1756|
|1753 in topic:|
|Subjects: Archaeology – Architecture –|
|Art – Literature (Poetry) – Music – Science|
|Leaders: State leaders – Colonial governors|
|Category: Establishments – Disestablishments|
|Births – Deaths – Marriages|
Events of 1753
January - June
- January 13 - Sentenced conspirators of the Tavora affair are executed.
- January 29 - After a month's absence, Elizabeth Canning returns to her mother's home in London and claims that she was abducted. Following criminal trial causes uproar.
- March 1 - Sweden adopts Gregorian calendar.
- April 5 - Founding charter of the British Museum is enacted.
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. Seven Years' War, the first global conflict, ensues.
- British Parliament extends citizenship to Jews.
- Publication of Species Plantarum by Linnaeus on 1 May, adopted by the International Code of Botanical Nomenclature as the formal start date of the scientific classification of plants.
- James Lind writes A Treatise of the Scurvy.
- Tobias Smollett writes Ferdinand Count Fathom.
- Robert Wallace writes On the Numbers of Man.
- Samuel Johnson is still writing A Dictionary of the English Language begun in 1746.
- Benjamin Franklin invents the lightning rod, to ring a bell when struck, following the 1752 kite/key tests with his 21-year-old son.
- Cramer family starts brewing operation including the current major brand Warsteiner
|Gregorian calendar||1753 |
|Ab urbe condita||2506|
|Armenian calendar||1202 |
|Bahá'í calendar||-91 – -90|
|Coptic calendar||1469 – 1470|
|Ethiopian calendar||1745 – 1746|
|Hebrew calendar||5513 – 5514|
|- Vikram Samvat||1808 – 1809|
|- Shaka Samvat||1675 – 1676|
|- Kali Yuga||4854 – 4855|
|Iranian calendar||1131 – 1132|
|Islamic calendar||1166 – 1167|
|- Imperial Year||Kōki 2413|
|Thai solar calendar||2296|
- February 12 - François-Paul Brueys D'Aigalliers, French admiral (died 1798)
- February 20 - Louis Alexandre Berthier, French marshal (died 1815)
- March 8 - William Roscoe, English writer (died 1831)
- March 9 - Jean-Baptiste Kleber, French general (died 1800)
- March 26 - Benjamin Thompson, American physicist and inventor (died 1814)
- May 8 - Miguel Hidalgo, Mexican Catholic priest and revolutionary (died 1811)
- May 13 - Lazare Nicholas Marguerite Carnot, French general, politician, and mathematician (died 1823)
- July 9 - William Waldegrave, Governor of Newfoundland (died 1825)
- August 10 - Edmund Randolph, American politician (died 1813)
- August 12 - Thomas Bewick, English wood engraver (died 1828)
- September 10 - John Soane, British architect (died 1837)
- November 6 - Jean-Baptiste Breval, French composer (died 1823)
- December 3 - Samuel Crompton, English inventor (died 1827)
- date unknown
- See also 1753 births.
- January 11 - Sir Hans Sloane, Irish physician (born 1660)
- January 14 - George Berkeley, Irish philosopher (born 1685)
- January 23 - Anne (born 1676)
- May 23 - Franciszka Urszula Radziwiłłowa, dramatist (born 1705)
- August 6 - Georg Wilhelm Richmann, Russian physicist (struck by lightning) (born 1711)
- August 19 - Balthasar Neumann, German architect and military engineer (born 1687)
- December 15 - Richard Boyle, English architect (born 1694)
People of the year 1753 at Familypedia
107 people were born in 1753
53 children were born to the 45 women born in 1753
99 people died in 1753
5866 people lived in 1753
Events of the year 1753 at Familypedia
79 people were married in 1753.
There were 0 military battles in 1753.
- See also 1753 deaths.
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