1758 in History – What happened in year 1758

In history, year 1758 has its own importance and known for many memorable events like famous birthdays, inventions, natural disaster, treaties, change of rulers, special days etc. Find below a list of important historical events which happened during the year 1758.

Know what happened in 1758:

Date/MonthEvent / Incidence / Incident
08 July French and Indian War-French forces defeated the British atFort Carillon on the shore of Lake Champlain in the British Colony ofNew York.
11 September Seven Years' War-The Battle of Saint Cast took place nearSaint-Cast, with France handing Britain a decisive defeat.
08 JulyFrench and Indian War-French forces defeated the British atFort Carillon on the shore of Lake Champlain in the British Colony ofNew York.
13 DecemberWhile transporting Acadians from Prince Edward Island to France, the Duke William sank in the North Atlantic with the loss of over 360 lives, one of the greatest marine disasters in Canadian history.
08 JulyFrench and Indian War-French forces defeated the British atFort Carillon on the shore of Lake Champlain in the British Colony ofNew York.


List of famous birthdays in the year 1758:

Date/MonthName / Profession / Country
06 MayMaximilien Robespierre / Politician / France
06 February Julian Ursyn Niemcewicz / Poet / Poland
06 MayAndré Masséna / General / France
07 February Benedikt Schack / Composer / Czech Republic
08 AugustFriedrich Georg Weitsch / Painter / Germany
10 SeptemberHannah Webster Foster / Author / United States of America
11 DecemberCarl Friedrich Zelter / Composer / Germany
11 OctoberHeinrich Wilhelm Matthias Olbers / Physician / Germany
14 AugustCarle Vernet / Painter / France
16 OctoberNoah Webster / Lexicographer / United States of America
16 NovemberPeter Andreas Heiberg / Author / Denmark
17 MaySir John St Aubyn / Politician / United Kingdom
19 AprilWilliam Carnegie / Army Officer / Scotland
20 SeptemberJean-Jacques Dessalines / Emperor / Haiti
21 SeptemberChristopher Gore / Lawyer / United States of America
23 DecemberNathan Wilson / Politician / United States of America
25 AugustFranz Teyber / Organist / Austria
25 NovemberJohn Armstrong / Politician / United States of America
26 SeptemberCosme Argerich / Physician / Argentina
28 AprilJames Monroe / Lawyer / United States of America

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