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Historical Events In 1758

Monday, 09 December 2019

Jun 30   Seven Years' War: The Battle of Domstadtl takes place on this day in history.  

Jul 05   On this day in history 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 in the year 1758.  

Jul 08   English & Colonial assault on France at Ticonderoga, NY in the year 1758.  

Jul 21   Elizabeth Hamilton, author (Cats: A Celebration) on this day in history.  

Jul 24   In the year 1758 george Washington admitted to Virginia House of Burgess  

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 on this day in history.  

Jul 26   British battle fleet under gen James Wolfe conquerors Louisbourg in the year 1758.  

Jul 29   On this day in history antonius van Gils, Dutch RC theologist (opposed Enlightenment)  

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   Carle [Antoine CH] Vernet, French painter/lithographer in the year 1758.  

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 on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history first indian reservation established  

Aug 29   Gerard Van Wage, historian, dies at 75 in the year 1758.  

Aug 29   New Jersey Legislature forms 1st Indian reservation in the year 1758.  

Sep 01   Wilhelmus Kist, writer/director of Dutch Staatscourant in the year 1758.  

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 in the year 1758.  

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 on this day in history.  

Sep 29   Horatio Nelson, Burnham Thorpe Britain, naval hero (Trafalgar) in the year 1758.  

Sep 29   On this day in history the birth of Horatio Nelson, English admiral killed at Trafalgar  

Oct 05   Thomas Greatorex, composer on this day in history.  

Oct 07   Paul Anton Wineberger, composer on this day in history.  

Oct 11   Wilhelm Olbers, discovered asteroids (Pallas & Vesta) in the year 1758.  

Oct 14   On this day in history battle at Hochkirk, Saksen: Austrian army beats Prussia  

Oct 16   On this day in history noah Webster, lexicographer (Webster's Dictionary)  

Oct 19   In the year 1758 johan H Roman, Finnish/Swedish composer/conductor/violinist, dies  

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Famous Birthdays In 1758

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 24   Johann Chrysostomus Drexel, composer was born in the year 1758.  

Feb 04   In the year 1758 birth of pierre-Gabriel Gardel, French ballet dancer/choreographer  

Feb 07   On this day in history birth of benedikt Emanuel Schack, composer  

Feb 12   On this day in history birth of christian Ignatius Latrobe, composer  

Feb 17   John Pinkerton, Scottish historian was born in the year 1758.  

Mar 09   Franz Joseph Gall, German/French physician (frenology) was born in the year 1758.  

Mar 12   In the year 1758 birth of leopold earl of Limburg Stirum, Dutch general/politician [or March 22]  

Mar 26   In the year 1758 birth of johann Daniel Ferstenberg, composer  

Famous Deaths In 1758

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 01   Johann F von Cronegk, German playwright (Codrus), dies at 26 in the year 1758.  

Jan 07   In the year 1758 allan Ramsay Sr, Scottish poet (Gentle Shepherd), dies at 71  

Feb 05   Bernhard Christian Weber, composer, dies at 45 in the year 1758.  

Feb 10   On this day in history death of thomas Ripley, English architect  

Mar 02   Johann Baptist Zimmermann, German stucco worker, buried at 78 died on this day in history.  

Mar 06   On this day in history death of henry Vane, 1st Earl of Darlington, English politician (b. 1705)  

Mar 22   Jonathan Edwards, theologian/philosopher (Original Sin), dies at 54 on this day in history.  

Mar 28   In the year 1758 jonathan Edwards, US theologist (Great Awakening), dies at 54  

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