On This Day

December 1758 in History

Events in History

  • Dec 25 Return of Halley's comet 1st sighted by Johann Georg Palitzsch
  • Dec 31 British expeditionary army occupies Goree (Dakar) Senegal

Birthdays in History

  • Dec 23 Nathan Wilson U.S. Representative from New York, born in Bolton, Massachusetts

Deaths in History

  • Dec 25 James Hervey, English clergyman (b. 1714)