On This Day

Events in History in July 1755

  • Jul 9 Battle of Fort Duquesne (Pittsburgh): French troops beat British
  • Jul 9 British General Edward Braddock mortally wounded during Battle of Fort Duquesne during French and Indian War
  • Jul 15 French ambassador recalled from London

Historic Event

Jul 16 John Adams graduates Harvard

Historic Event

Jul 26 Giacomo Casanova is arrested in Venice for affront to religion and common decency and imprisoned in the Doge's Palace