Historical Events In 1758
Monday, 20 May 2019
Jun 30 Seven Years' War: The Battle of Domstadtl takes place in the year 1758.
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 On this day in history 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 In the year 1758 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 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) in the year 1758.
Aug 08 British troops occupy & plunder Cherbourg in the year 1758.
Aug 09 On this day in history bruno Dalberg/Anonymus Belga, [Petrus the Wacker van Zon], writer
Aug 14 On this day in history battle at Zorndorf: Prussia beat Russia, 1000s killed
Aug 14 Carle [Antoine CH] Vernet, French painter/lithographer on this day in history.
Aug 15 On this day in history pierre Bouguer, French mathematician (fotometrie), dies at 60
Aug 25 In the year 1758 battle at Zorndorf: Prussia beat Russians: 1000s killed
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 on this day in history.
Aug 29 First indian reservation established on this day in history.
Aug 29 On this day in history gerard Van Wage, historian, dies at 75
Aug 29 In the year 1758 new Jersey Legislature forms 1st Indian reservation
Sep 01 Wilhelmus Kist, writer/director of Dutch Staatscourant in the year 1758.
Sep 11 In the year 1758 battle of Saint Cast France repels British invasion during the Seven Year's War.
Sep 12 Charles Messier observes Crab Nebula & begins catalog in the year 1758.
Sep 12 On this day in history 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 Horatio Nelson, Burnham Thorpe Britain, naval hero (Trafalgar) in the year 1758.
Sep 29 The birth of Horatio Nelson, English admiral killed at Trafalgar in the year 1758.
Oct 05 Thomas Greatorex, composer in the year 1758.
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 on this day in history.