Today in History for August 1758

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Historical Events

Events 1 - 3 of 3

8th - British troops occupy & plunder Cherbourg
14th - Battle at Zorndorf: Prussia beats Russia, 1000s killed
29th - New Jersey Legislature forms 1st Indian reservation

Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 1 - 4 of 4

9th - Bruno Dalberg/Anonymus Belga, [Petrus the Wacker van Zon], writer
14th - Carle [Antoine CH] Vernet, French painter/lithographer
24th - Sophia Frederica of Mecklenburg-Schwerin, queen of Denmark and Norway (d. 1794)
25th - Franz Teyber, composer

Famous Deaths

Deaths 1 - 3 of 3

15th - Pierre Bouguer, French mathematician (fotometrie), dies at 60
29th - Gerard Van Wage, historian, dies at 75
29th - Stepan F graaf Apraksin, Russian general-fieldmarshal, dies at 56

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