Historical Events In 1758
Sunday, 20 September 2020
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 on this day in history.
Jul 06 George Howe, 3rd Viscount Howe, British general in the year 1758.
Jul 08 English & Colonial assault on France at Ticonderoga, NY on this day in history.
Jul 21 In the year 1758 elizabeth Hamilton, author (Cats: A Celebration)
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 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 British troops occupy & plunder Cherbourg on this day in history.
Aug 09 Bruno Dalberg/Anonymus Belga, [Petrus the Wacker van Zon], writer on this day in history.
Aug 14 In the year 1758 battle at Zorndorf: Prussia beat Russia, 1000s killed
Aug 14 Carle [Antoine CH] Vernet, French painter/lithographer in the year 1758.
Aug 15 Pierre Bouguer, French mathematician (fotometrie), dies at 60 on this day in history.
Aug 25 Battle at Zorndorf: Prussia beat Russians: 1000s killed on this day in history.
Aug 25 On this day in history franz Teyber, composer
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 In the year 1758 first indian reservation established
Aug 29 Gerard Van Wage, historian, dies at 75 on this day in history.
Aug 29 On this day in history new Jersey Legislature forms 1st Indian reservation
Sep 01 On this day in history 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 Charles Messier observes Crab Nebula & begins catalog on this day in history.
Sep 12 Charles Messier observes the Crab Nebula and begins catalog on this day in history.
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) on this day in history.
Sep 29 In the year 1758 the birth of Horatio Nelson, English admiral killed at Trafalgar
Oct 05 In the year 1758 thomas Greatorex, composer
Oct 07 In the year 1758 paul Anton Wineberger, composer
Oct 11 In the year 1758 wilhelm Olbers, discovered asteroids (Pallas & Vesta)
Oct 14 On this day in history battle at Hochkirk, Saksen: Austrian army beats Prussia
Oct 16 Noah Webster, lexicographer (Webster's Dictionary) in the year 1758.
Oct 19 Johan H Roman, Finnish/Swedish composer/conductor/violinist, dies in the year 1758.