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Historical Events In 1758

Monday, 21 June 2021

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   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   On this day in history elizabeth Hamilton, author (Cats: A Celebration)  

Jul 24   George Washington admitted to Virginia House of Burgess in the year 1758.  

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

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   In the year 1758 british battle fleet under gen James Wolfe conquerors Louisbourg  

Jul 29   In the year 1758 antonius van Gils, Dutch RC theologist (opposed Enlightenment)  

Aug 08   In the year 1758 british troops occupy & plunder Cherbourg  

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

Aug 14   Battle at Zorndorf: Prussia beat Russia, 1000s killed in the year 1758.  

Aug 14   Carle [Antoine CH] Vernet, French painter/lithographer on this day in history.  

Aug 15   In the year 1758 pierre Bouguer, French mathematician (fotometrie), dies at 60  

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   In the year 1758 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   On this day in history first indian reservation established  

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

Aug 29   On this day in history new Jersey Legislature forms 1st Indian reservation  

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

Sep 11   Battle of Saint Cast France repels British invasion during the Seven Year's War on this day in history.  

Sep 12   Charles Messier observes Crab Nebula & begins catalog on this day in history.  

Sep 12   In the year 1758 charles Messier observes the Crab Nebula and begins catalog  

Sep 26   Cosme Argerich, Argentine physician, founder of the Medicine School of Buenos Aires on this day in history.  

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   Thomas Greatorex, composer on this day in history.  

Oct 07   In the year 1758 paul Anton Wineberger, composer  

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   Noah Webster, lexicographer (Webster's Dictionary) on this day in history.  

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   Pierre-Gabriel Gardel, French ballet dancer/choreographer was born on this day in history.  

Feb 07   Benedikt Emanuel Schack, composer was born in the year 1758.  

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

Feb 17   In the year 1758 birth of john Pinkerton, Scottish historian  

Mar 09   Franz Joseph Gall, German/French physician (frenology) was born on this day in history.  

Mar 12   Leopold earl of Limburg Stirum, Dutch general/politician [or March 22] was born in the year 1758.  

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

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   In the year 1758 death of henry Vane, 1st Earl of Darlington, English politician (b. 1705)  

Mar 22   On this day in history jonathan Edwards, theologian/philosopher (Original Sin), dies at 54  

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

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