On This Day

What Happened on July 9, 1755

Historical Events

  • Battle at Duquesne (Pittsburgh): French troops beat British
  • British General Edward Braddock mortally wounded during French and Indian War

Famous Deaths

  • Edward Braddock, British General, mortally wounded at Fort Duquesne during French & Indian War. Dies 13th July.
  • Gottlob Harrer, German composer, dies at 52
1755 Highlights

About July 9, 1755

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 265 years, 4 months and 15 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Cancer