Historical Events for Year 1758
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Jan 11th - Russian troops occupy Königsberg, East-Prussia [NS=Jan 22]
Jan 22nd - Russian troops occupy Königsberg, East Prussia [OS=Jan 11]
Apr 17th - Francis Williams, 1st US black college graduate, publishes poems
May 21st - Mary Campbell is abducted from her home in Pennsylvania by Lenape during the French and Indian War.
Jun 23rd - Seven Years' War: Battle of Krefeld - British forces defeat French troops at Krefeld in Germany.
Jun 30th - Seven Years' War: The Battle of Domstadtl takes place.
Jul 8th - English & Colonial assault on France at Ticonderoga, NY
Jul 24th - George Washington admitted to Virginia House of Burgess
Jul 25th - Seven Years' War: the island battery at Fortress Louisbourg in Nova Scotia is silenced and all French warships are destroyed or taken.
Jul 26th - British battle fleet under gen James Wolfe conquerors Louisbourg
Aug 8th - British troops occupy & plunder Cherbourg
Aug 14th - Battle at Zorndorf: Prussia beats Russia, 1000s killed
Aug 29th - New Jersey Legislature forms 1st Indian reservation
Sep 11th - Battle of Saint Cast France repels British invasion during the Seven Year's War.
Sep 12th - Charles Messier observes Crab Nebula & begins catalog
Oct 14th - Battle at Hochkirk, Saksen: Austrian army beats Prussia
Nov 25th - Britain captures Fort Duquesne (later Fort Pitt/Pittsburgh) from French
Dec 25th - Return of Halley's comet 1st sighted by Johann Georg Palitzsch
Dec 31st - British expeditionary army occupies Goree (Dakar) Senegal