What Happened in September 1758

Historical Events

  • 11th Battle of Saint Cast France repels British invasion during the Seven Year's War.
  • 12th French astronomer Charles Messier mistakenly identifies the Crab Nebula so begins his Messier Catalogue

Famous Birthdays

  • 1st Wilhelmus Kist, writer/director of Dutch Staatscourant
  • 10th Hannah Webster Foster, American author (d. 1840)
  • 21st Christopher Gore, 8th Governor of Massachusetts (d. 1827)
  • 26th Cosme Argerich, Argentine physician, founder of the Medicine School of Buenos Aires.

Person-of-interestPerson of Interest

29th Horatio Nelson, Burnham Thorpe Britain, naval hero (Trafalgar)

British Admiral Horatio Nelson
British Admiral
Horatio Nelson