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Historical Events In 1758

Friday, 16 November 2018

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   On this day in history george Howe, 3rd Viscount Howe, British general  

Jul 08   In the year 1758 english & Colonial assault on France at Ticonderoga, NY  

Jul 21   In the year 1758 elizabeth Hamilton, author (Cats: A Celebration)  

Jul 24   George Washington admitted to Virginia House of Burgess on this day in history.  

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 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) 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 on this day in history.  

Aug 14   On this day in history 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 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   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   First indian reservation established in the year 1758.  

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

Aug 29   In the year 1758 new Jersey Legislature forms 1st Indian reservation  

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   Horatio Nelson, Burnham Thorpe Britain, naval hero (Trafalgar) on this day in history.  

Sep 29   On this day in history the birth of Horatio Nelson, English admiral killed at Trafalgar  

Oct 05   Thomas Greatorex, composer in the year 1758.  

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

Oct 11   Wilhelm Olbers, discovered asteroids (Pallas & Vesta) in the year 1758.  

Oct 14   In the year 1758 battle at Hochkirk, Saksen: Austrian army beats Prussia  

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   Johann Chrysostomus Drexel, composer was born on this day in history.  

Feb 04   In the year 1758 birth of pierre-Gabriel Gardel, French ballet dancer/choreographer  

Feb 07   Benedikt Emanuel Schack, composer was born on this day in history.  

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

Feb 17   John Pinkerton, Scottish historian was born in the year 1758.  

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 in the year 1758.  

Mar 26   In the year 1758 birth of johann Daniel Ferstenberg, composer  

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 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   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 on this day in history.  

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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