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Historical Events In 1758

Thursday, 23 May 2019

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

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   In the year 1758 george Howe, 3rd Viscount Howe, British general  

Jul 08   English & Colonial assault on France at Ticonderoga, NY on this day in history.  

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 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 in the year 1758.  

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) in the year 1758.  

Aug 08   British troops occupy & plunder Cherbourg on this day in history.  

Aug 09   On this day in history bruno Dalberg/Anonymus Belga, [Petrus the Wacker van Zon], writer  

Aug 14   In the year 1758 battle at Zorndorf: Prussia beat Russia, 1000s killed  

Aug 14   In the year 1758 carle [Antoine CH] Vernet, French painter/lithographer  

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

Aug 25   Battle at Zorndorf: Prussia beat Russians: 1000s killed in the year 1758.  

Aug 25   Franz Teyber, composer on this day in history.  

Aug 27   On this day in history 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  

Aug 29   First indian reservation established in the year 1758.  

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   In the year 1758 wilhelmus Kist, writer/director of Dutch Staatscourant  

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   On this day in history 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   Paul Anton Wineberger, composer on this day in history.  

Oct 11   In the year 1758 wilhelm Olbers, discovered asteroids (Pallas & Vesta)  

Oct 14   Battle at Hochkirk, Saksen: Austrian army beats Prussia in the year 1758.  

Oct 16   Noah Webster, lexicographer (Webster's Dictionary) in the year 1758.  

Oct 19   On this day in history 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 on this day in history.  

Feb 04   On this day in history birth of pierre-Gabriel Gardel, French ballet dancer/choreographer  

Feb 07   In the year 1758 birth of benedikt Emanuel Schack, composer  

Feb 12   In the year 1758 birth of christian Ignatius Latrobe, composer  

Feb 17   On this day in history birth of john Pinkerton, Scottish historian  

Mar 09   In the year 1758 birth of franz Joseph Gall, German/French physician (frenology)  

Mar 12   Leopold earl of Limburg Stirum, Dutch general/politician [or March 22] was born on this day in history.  

Mar 26   Johann Daniel Ferstenberg, composer was born on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

Feb 05   In the year 1758 bernhard Christian Weber, composer, dies at 45  

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

Mar 02   On this day in history death of johann Baptist Zimmermann, German stucco worker, buried at 78  

Mar 06   In the year 1758 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   Jonathan Edwards, US theologist (Great Awakening), dies at 54 in the year 1758.  

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