Historical Events In 1758
Tuesday, 18 February 2020
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 in the year 1758.
Jul 06 George Howe, 3rd Viscount Howe, British general on this day in history.
Jul 08 English & Colonial assault on France at Ticonderoga, NY on this day in history.
Jul 21 Elizabeth Hamilton, author (Cats: A Celebration) in the year 1758.
Jul 24 On this day in history george Washington admitted to Virginia House of Burgess
Jul 24 John Dyer, poet, dies on this day in history.
Jul 25 Seven Years' War: the island battery at Fortress Louisbourg in Nova Scotia is silenced and all French warships are destroyed or taken on this day in history.
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 British troops occupy & plunder Cherbourg on this day in history.
Aug 09 Bruno Dalberg/Anonymus Belga, [Petrus the Wacker van Zon], writer in the year 1758.
Aug 14 In the year 1758 battle at Zorndorf: Prussia beat Russia, 1000s killed
Aug 14 On this day in history carle [Antoine CH] Vernet, French painter/lithographer
Aug 15 Pierre Bouguer, French mathematician (fotometrie), dies at 60 on this day in history.
Aug 25 In the year 1758 battle at Zorndorf: Prussia beat Russians: 1000s killed
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 Gerard Van Wage, historian, dies at 75 on this day in history.
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 Battle of Saint Cast France repels British invasion during the Seven Year's War on this day in history.
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 Cosme Argerich, Argentine physician, founder of the Medicine School of Buenos Aires in the year 1758.
Sep 29 In the year 1758 horatio Nelson, Burnham Thorpe Britain, naval hero (Trafalgar)
Sep 29 On this day in history the birth of Horatio Nelson, English admiral killed at Trafalgar
Oct 05 In the year 1758 thomas Greatorex, composer
Oct 07 On this day in history paul Anton Wineberger, composer
Oct 11 On this day in history wilhelm Olbers, discovered asteroids (Pallas & Vesta)
Oct 14 On this day in history battle at Hochkirk, Saksen: Austrian army beats Prussia
Oct 16 In the year 1758 noah Webster, lexicographer (Webster's Dictionary)
Oct 19 Johan H Roman, Finnish/Swedish composer/conductor/violinist, dies in the year 1758.