Historical Events In 1758
Saturday, 15 August 2020
Jun 30 On this day in history seven Years' War: The Battle of Domstadtl takes place.
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 On this day in history english & Colonial assault on France at Ticonderoga, NY
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 In the year 1758 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 In the year 1758 british battle fleet under gen James Wolfe conquerors Louisbourg
Jul 29 On this day in history antonius van Gils, Dutch RC theologist (opposed Enlightenment)
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 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 in the year 1758.
Aug 25 Battle at Zorndorf: Prussia beat Russians: 1000s killed in the year 1758.
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 in the year 1758.
Aug 29 In the year 1758 gerard Van Wage, historian, dies at 75
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 In the year 1758 battle of Saint Cast France repels British invasion during the Seven Year's War.
Sep 12 In the year 1758 charles Messier observes Crab Nebula & begins catalog
Sep 12 In the year 1758 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 On this day in history thomas Greatorex, composer
Oct 07 Paul Anton Wineberger, composer in the year 1758.
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 On this day in history johan H Roman, Finnish/Swedish composer/conductor/violinist, dies