Historical Events For 1758
Saturday, 17 February 2018
Jun 30 In the year 1758 seven Years' War: The Battle of Domstadtl takes place.
Jul 05 Lake George New York, General James Abercromby leaves the ruins of Fort William Henry at the head of Lake George to attack the French at Fort Carillon; army of 6,000 British regulars, and almost 9000 provincials from New England, New York and New Jersey, embarks in hundreds of batteaux and whale boats on this day in history.
Jul 06 On this day in history george Howe, 3rd Viscount Howe, British general
Jul 08 English & Colonial assault on France at Ticonderoga, NY in the year 1758.
Jul 21 On this day in history elizabeth Hamilton, author (Cats: A Celebration)
Jul 24 George Washington admitted to Virginia House of Burgess on this day in history.
Jul 24 John Dyer, poet, dies in the year 1758.
Jul 25 Seven Years' War: the island battery at Fortress Louisbourg in Nova Scotia is silenced and all French warships are destroyed or taken in the year 1758.
Jul 26 On this day in history british battle fleet under gen James Wolfe conquerors Louisbourg
Jul 29 Antonius van Gils, Dutch RC theologist (opposed Enlightenment) on this day in history.
Aug 08 On this day in history british troops occupy & plunder Cherbourg
Aug 09 Bruno Dalberg/Anonymus Belga, [Petrus the Wacker van Zon], writer in the year 1758.
Aug 14 Battle at Zorndorf: Prussia beat Russia, 1000s killed in the year 1758.
Aug 14 Carle [Antoine CH] Vernet, French painter/lithographer on this day in history.
Aug 15 In the year 1758 pierre Bouguer, French mathematician (fotometrie), dies at 60
Aug 25 Battle at Zorndorf: Prussia beat Russians: 1000s killed on this day in history.
Aug 25 Franz Teyber, composer in the year 1758.
Aug 27 Colonel John Bradstreet 1714-1774 captures Fort Frontenac and its rich storehouses, as well as nine armed vessels with 100 guns, the total French naval force on Lake Ontario; British have only two wounded and not a single man killed in the year 1758.
Aug 29 First indian reservation established in the year 1758.
Aug 29 On this day in history gerard Van Wage, historian, dies at 75
Aug 29 In the year 1758 new Jersey Legislature forms 1st Indian reservation
Sep 01 In the year 1758 wilhelmus Kist, writer/director of Dutch Staatscourant
Sep 11 On this day in history battle of Saint Cast France repels British invasion during the Seven Year's War.
Sep 12 In the year 1758 charles Messier observes Crab Nebula & begins catalog
Sep 12 In the year 1758 charles Messier observes the Crab Nebula and begins catalog
Sep 26 On this day in history cosme Argerich, Argentine physician, founder of the Medicine School of Buenos Aires.
Sep 29 Horatio Nelson, Burnham Thorpe Britain, naval hero (Trafalgar) on this day in history.
Sep 29 The birth of Horatio Nelson, English admiral killed at Trafalgar on this day in history.
Oct 05 Thomas Greatorex, composer on this day in history.
Oct 07 In the year 1758 paul Anton Wineberger, composer
Oct 11 On this day in history wilhelm Olbers, discovered asteroids (Pallas & Vesta)
Oct 14 Battle at Hochkirk, Saksen: Austrian army beats Prussia in the year 1758.
Oct 16 Noah Webster, lexicographer (Webster's Dictionary) in the year 1758.
Oct 19 Johan H Roman, Finnish/Swedish composer/conductor/violinist, dies in the year 1758.