Historical Events In 1758
Saturday, 12 June 2021
Jun 30 Seven Years' War: The Battle of Domstadtl takes place on this day in history.
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 Elizabeth Hamilton, author (Cats: A Celebration) on this day in history.
Jul 24 On this day in history george Washington admitted to Virginia House of Burgess
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 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 On this day in history british troops occupy & plunder Cherbourg
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 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 Franz Teyber, composer in the year 1758.
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 on this day in history.
Aug 29 Gerard Van Wage, historian, dies at 75 in the year 1758.
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 Charles Messier observes the Crab Nebula and begins catalog in the year 1758.
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) in the year 1758.
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 In the year 1758 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 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.