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Historical Events In 1758

Tuesday, 18 February 2020

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 in the year 1758.  

Jul 06   George Howe, 3rd Viscount Howe, British general on this day in history.  

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

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   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   On this day in history 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   Bruno Dalberg/Anonymus Belga, [Petrus the Wacker van Zon], writer in the year 1758.  

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

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

Aug 15   Pierre Bouguer, French mathematician (fotometrie), dies at 60 on this day in history.  

Aug 25   In the year 1758 battle at Zorndorf: Prussia beat Russians: 1000s killed  

Aug 25   In the year 1758 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 on this day in history.  

Aug 29   First indian reservation established on this day in history.  

Aug 29   Gerard Van Wage, historian, dies at 75 on this day in history.  

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   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   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   In the year 1758 thomas Greatorex, composer  

Oct 07   On this day in history paul Anton Wineberger, composer  

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

Oct 14   On this day in history battle at Hochkirk, Saksen: Austrian army beats Prussia  

Oct 16   In the year 1758 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   Pierre-Gabriel Gardel, French ballet dancer/choreographer was born in the year 1758.  

Feb 07   On this day in history birth of benedikt Emanuel Schack, composer  

Feb 12   Christian Ignatius Latrobe, composer was born on this day in history.  

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

Mar 09   On this day in history 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   Johann F von Cronegk, German playwright (Codrus), dies at 26 in the year 1758.  

Jan 07   On this day in history allan Ramsay Sr, Scottish poet (Gentle Shepherd), dies at 71  

Feb 05   Bernhard Christian Weber, composer, dies at 45 in the year 1758.  

Feb 10   In the year 1758 death of thomas Ripley, English architect  

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

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

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