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Historical Events In 1758

Friday, 22 March 2019

Jun 30   Seven Years' War: The Battle of Domstadtl takes place in the year 1758.  

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   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   In the year 1758 elizabeth Hamilton, author (Cats: A Celebration)  

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

Jul 24   On this day in history john Dyer, poet, dies  

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) on this day in history.  

Aug 08   British troops occupy & plunder Cherbourg in the year 1758.  

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   Carle [Antoine CH] Vernet, French painter/lithographer on this day in history.  

Aug 15   Pierre Bouguer, French mathematician (fotometrie), dies at 60 in the year 1758.  

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   Gerard Van Wage, historian, dies at 75 on this day in history.  

Aug 29   New Jersey Legislature forms 1st Indian reservation on this day in history.  

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   Charles Messier observes Crab Nebula & begins catalog in the year 1758.  

Sep 12   Charles Messier observes the Crab Nebula and begins catalog in the year 1758.  

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) on this day in history.  

Sep 29   The birth of Horatio Nelson, English admiral killed at Trafalgar on this day in history.  

Oct 05   On this day in history thomas Greatorex, composer  

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

Oct 11   On this day in history wilhelm Olbers, discovered asteroids (Pallas & Vesta)  

Oct 14   Battle at Hochkirk, Saksen: Austrian army beats Prussia on this day in history.  

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

Oct 19   Johan H Roman, Finnish/Swedish composer/conductor/violinist, dies in the year 1758.  

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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   Benedikt Emanuel Schack, composer was born on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history birth of franz Joseph Gall, German/French physician (frenology)  

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   On this day in history johann F von Cronegk, German playwright (Codrus), dies at 26  

Jan 07   Allan Ramsay Sr, Scottish poet (Gentle Shepherd), dies at 71 in the year 1758.  

Feb 05   On this day in history bernhard Christian Weber, composer, dies at 45  

Feb 10   Thomas Ripley, English architect died in the year 1758.  

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   In the year 1758 jonathan Edwards, theologian/philosopher (Original Sin), dies at 54  

Mar 28   Jonathan Edwards, US theologist (Great Awakening), dies at 54 on this day in history.  

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