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Historical Events In 1758

Sunday, 07 March 2021

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 on this day in history.  

Jul 06   George Howe, 3rd Viscount Howe, British general in the year 1758.  

Jul 08   On this day in history english & Colonial assault on France at Ticonderoga, NY  

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   On this day in history seven Years' War: the island battery at Fortress Louisbourg in Nova Scotia is silenced and all French warships are destroyed or taken.  

Jul 26   In the year 1758 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   In the year 1758 bruno Dalberg/Anonymus Belga, [Petrus the Wacker van Zon], writer  

Aug 14   Battle at Zorndorf: Prussia beat Russia, 1000s killed on this day in history.  

Aug 14   On this day in history carle [Antoine CH] Vernet, French painter/lithographer  

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

Aug 25   On this day in history battle at Zorndorf: Prussia beat Russians: 1000s killed  

Aug 25   On this day in history franz Teyber, composer  

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   On this day in history first indian reservation established  

Aug 29   In the year 1758 gerard Van Wage, historian, dies at 75  

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   In the year 1758 battle of Saint Cast France repels British invasion during the Seven Year's War.  

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

Sep 12   On this day in history charles Messier observes the Crab Nebula and begins catalog  

Sep 26   In the year 1758 cosme Argerich, Argentine physician, founder of the Medicine School of Buenos Aires.  

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

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

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

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 on this day in history.  

Oct 16   Noah Webster, lexicographer (Webster's Dictionary) on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history birth of johann Chrysostomus Drexel, composer  

Feb 04   On this day in history 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   In the year 1758 birth of franz Joseph Gall, German/French physician (frenology)  

Mar 12   On this day in history birth of leopold earl of Limburg Stirum, Dutch general/politician [or March 22]  

Mar 26   On this day in history birth of johann Daniel Ferstenberg, composer  

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 in the year 1758.  

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

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 in the year 1758.  

Mar 06   Henry Vane, 1st Earl of Darlington, English politician (b. 1705) died in the year 1758.  

Mar 22   On this day in history 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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