Historical Events For 1758
Tuesday, 28 February 2017
Jun 30 Seven Years' War: The Battle of Domstadtl takes place on this day in history.
Jul 05 In the year 1758 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.
Jul 06 George Howe, 3rd Viscount Howe, British general on this day in history.
Jul 08 In the year 1758 english & Colonial assault on France at Ticonderoga, NY
Jul 21 On this day in history elizabeth Hamilton, author (Cats: A Celebration)
Jul 24 George Washington admitted to Virginia House of Burgess in the year 1758.
Jul 24 John Dyer, poet, dies in the year 1758.
Jul 25 In the year 1758 seven Years' War: the island battery at Fortress Louisbourg in Nova Scotia is silenced and all French warships are destroyed or taken.
Jul 26 British battle fleet under gen James Wolfe conquerors Louisbourg on this day in history.
Jul 29 Antonius van Gils, Dutch RC theologist (opposed Enlightenment) in the year 1758.
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 On this day in history battle at Zorndorf: Prussia beat Russia, 1000s killed
Aug 14 On this day in history carle [Antoine CH] Vernet, French painter/lithographer
Aug 15 On this day in history pierre Bouguer, French mathematician (fotometrie), dies at 60
Aug 25 Battle at Zorndorf: Prussia beat Russians: 1000s killed in the year 1758.
Aug 25 In the year 1758 franz Teyber, composer
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 on this day in history.
Aug 29 First indian reservation established on this day in history.
Aug 29 On this day in history gerard Van Wage, historian, dies at 75
Aug 29 New Jersey Legislature forms 1st Indian reservation in the year 1758.
Sep 01 Wilhelmus Kist, writer/director of Dutch Staatscourant on this day in history.
Sep 11 On this day in history battle of Saint Cast France repels British invasion during the Seven Year's War.
Sep 12 Charles Messier observes Crab Nebula & begins catalog on this day in history.
Sep 12 Charles Messier observes the Crab Nebula and begins catalog in the year 1758.
Sep 26 In the year 1758 cosme Argerich, Argentine physician, founder of the Medicine School of Buenos Aires.
Sep 29 In the year 1758 horatio Nelson, Burnham Thorpe Britain, naval hero (Trafalgar)
Sep 29 The birth of Horatio Nelson, English admiral killed at Trafalgar in the year 1758.
Oct 05 In the year 1758 thomas Greatorex, composer
Oct 07 On this day in history paul Anton Wineberger, composer
Oct 11 Wilhelm Olbers, discovered asteroids (Pallas & Vesta) on this day in history.
Oct 14 Battle at Hochkirk, Saksen: Austrian army beats Prussia in the year 1758.
Oct 16 Noah Webster, lexicographer (Webster's Dictionary) on this day in history.
Oct 19 Johan H Roman, Finnish/Swedish composer/conductor/violinist, dies in the year 1758.