Historical Events For 1758
Sunday, 11 December 2016
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 On this day in history english & Colonial assault on France at Ticonderoga, NY
Jul 21 Elizabeth Hamilton, author (Cats: A Celebration) on this day in history.
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 In the year 1758 british battle fleet under gen James Wolfe conquerors Louisbourg
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 Battle at Zorndorf: Prussia beat Russia, 1000s killed on this day in history.
Aug 14 In the year 1758 carle [Antoine CH] Vernet, French painter/lithographer
Aug 15 Pierre Bouguer, French mathematician (fotometrie), dies at 60 on this day in history.
Aug 25 On this day in history battle at Zorndorf: Prussia beat Russians: 1000s killed
Aug 25 On this day in history 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 in the year 1758.
Aug 29 On this day in history first indian reservation established
Aug 29 In the year 1758 gerard Van Wage, historian, dies at 75
Aug 29 New Jersey Legislature forms 1st Indian reservation on this day in history.
Sep 01 Wilhelmus Kist, writer/director of Dutch Staatscourant on this day in history.
Sep 11 In the year 1758 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 Charles Messier observes the Crab Nebula and begins catalog on this day in history.
Sep 26 On this day in history cosme Argerich, Argentine physician, founder of the Medicine School of Buenos Aires.
Sep 29 On this day in history 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 Thomas Greatorex, composer in the year 1758.
Oct 07 Paul Anton Wineberger, composer in the year 1758.
Oct 11 Wilhelm Olbers, discovered asteroids (Pallas & Vesta) in the year 1758.
Oct 14 Battle at Hochkirk, Saksen: Austrian army beats Prussia on this day in history.
Oct 16 In the year 1758 noah Webster, lexicographer (Webster's Dictionary)
Oct 19 On this day in history johan H Roman, Finnish/Swedish composer/conductor/violinist, dies