Today in History for July 1758

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Historical Events

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8th - English & Colonial assault on France at Ticonderoga, NY
24th - George Washington admitted to Virginia House of Burgess
25th - Seven Years' War: the island battery at Fortress Louisbourg in Nova Scotia is silenced and all French warships are destroyed or taken.
26th - British battle fleet under gen James Wolfe conquerors Louisbourg

Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 1 - 2 of 2

21st - Elizabeth Hamilton, author (Cats: A Celebration)
29th - Antonius van Gils, Dutch RC theologist (opposed Enlightenment)

Famous Deaths

Deaths 1 - 2 of 2

6th - George Howe, 3rd Viscount Howe, British general
24th - John Dyer, poet, dies

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