Historical Events in July 1758

  • Jul 8 British and Colonial assault on French forces at Fort Ticonderoga, New York

Election of Interest

Jul 24 George Washington elected to Virginia House of Burgesses representing Frederick County

  • Jul 25 Seven Years' War: the island battery at Fortress Louisbourg in Nova Scotia is silenced and all French warships are destroyed or taken

Victory in Battle

Jul 26 British battle fleet under general James Wolfe conquers Louisbourg