On This Day

What Happened on August 9, 1757

Historical Events

  • English Fort William Henry, NY, surrenders to French & Indians troops

Famous Birthdays

  • Thomas Telford, Scottish civil engineer (designed and constructed Menai Bridge, Wales in 1819-26), born in Eskdale, Dumfriesshire, Scotland (d. 1834)
1757 Highlights

About August 9, 1757

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 264 years, 3 months and 20 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Leo