On This Day

What Happened on July 9, 1755

Historical Events

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

Famous Deaths

  • Gottlob Harrer, German composer, dies at 52
1755 Highlights

About July 9, 1755

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 266 years, 3 months and 13 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Cancer