1753 in History – What happened in year 1753

In history, year 1753 has its own importance and known for many memorable events like famous birthdays, inventions, natural disaster, treaties, change of rulers, special days etc. Find below a list of important historical events which happened during the year 1753.

Top Historical Events of the Year 1753:

Date/MonthEvent / Incidence / Incident
01 mayCarl Linnaeus published his Species Plantarum, which, with hisearlier work Systema Naturae, is considered the beginning of modernbotanical nomenclature.
29 JanuaryAfter a month's absence, Elizabeth Canning returned to her mother's home in London and told that she had been kidnapped.
25 MarchVoltaire courted Frederick II of Persia.
01 MayThe publication of the species plantarum by Linnaeus, and the formal date of plant classification adopted by the International Code of Botanical Nomenclature began.
13 JuneAustria, Great Britain and Modena signed secret military treaties.
07 JulyThe British Museum was established by an Act of Parliament.
04 AugustGeorge Washington created a master mason.
09 SeptemberThe first steam engine was brought to the North American colonies.
30 NovemberBenjamin Franklin received the Godfrey Copley Medal "due to his keen experiments and comments on electricity".


Famous birthdays in the year 1753:

Date/MonthName / Profession / Country
01 AprilJoseph de Maistre / Philosopher / France
06 NovemberMikhail Kozlovsky / Sculptor / Russia
06 February Évariste de Parny / Poet / France
06 NovemberJean-Baptiste Bréval / Composer / France
08 MayMiguel Hidalgo y Costilla / Priest / Mexico
09 March Jean-Baptiste Kléber / General / France
09 January Luísa Todi / Actress / Portugal
10 SeptemberJohn Soane / Academic / United Kingdom
10 JuneWilliam Eustis / Politician / United States of America
12 DecemberWilliam Beechey / Painter / United Kingdom
12 February François-Paul Brueys d'Aigalliers / Admiral / France
16 NovemberJames McHenry / Politician / United States of America
17 NovemberGotthilf Heinrich Ernst Muhlenberg / Pastor / United States of America
17 AugustJosef Dobrovský / Philologist / Bahamas
20 February Louis-Alexandre Berthier / Politician / France
24 JuneWilliam Hull / Politician / United States of America
25 NovemberRobert Townsend / Spy / United States of America
25 JulySantiago de Liniers / Politician / France
26 March Benjamin Thompson / Politician / United States of America
31 MayPierre Victurnien Vergniaud / Politician / France

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