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Historical Events Happened In 1759

Friday, 18 April 2014

May 01   Jacob Albright, [Albrecht], German/US predictor on this day in history.  

May 06   On this day in history francois GJS Andrieux, French writer/politician  

May 15   On this day in history maria Theresia von Paradis, composer  

May 18   On this day in history charles Duquesnoy, composer  

May 20   William Thornton, architect (Capitol building, Wash DC) on this day in history.  

May 22   Gervais-Francois Couperin, composer on this day in history.  

May 23   Antoinio da Silva Leite, composer on this day in history.  

May 26   On this day in history mary Wollstonecraft Godwin, writer/mother of Mary Shelley  

May 28   William Pitt, the Younger (C), English PM (1783-1801, 1804-06) on this day in history.  

May 31   The Province of Pennsylvania bans all theater productions on this day in history.  

Jun 02   On this day in history jan Ekels, the Young, Dutch painter  

Jun 05   Theodor Zwetler, composer on this day in history.  

Jun 08   On this day in history thomas Dunham Whitaker, Rainham Norfolk UK, topographer  

Jun 12   William Collins, English poet (Ode to Simplicity), dies at 37 on this day in history.  

Jun 19   On this day in history charles-Joseph-Balthazar Sohier, composer, dies at 31  

Jun 27   On this day in history general James Wolfe begins the siege of Quebec.  

Jul 10   On this day in history eleanore Sophia Maria Westenholz, composer  

Jul 24   On this day in history victor Emmanuel I, King of Sardinia (1802-21)  

Jul 25   British capture Fort Niagara from French (7 Years' War) on this day in history.  

Jul 25   On this day in history johann C Altnikol, German organist/klavecinist/composer, dies at 39  

Jul 26   On this day in history french troops vacate Ticonderoga NY  

Jul 27   On this day in history pierre-Louis Moreau de Maupertuis, biologist/astronomer, dies at 60  

Aug 01   Battle at Minden, Westfalen: Ferdinand van Brunswick beats France on this day in history.  

Aug 08   On this day in history karl Heinrich Graun, German composer, dies at 55  

Aug 10   Carlos III becomes king of Spain on this day in history.  

Aug 10   On this day in history ferdinand VI, the wise, king of Spain, dies at 46  

Aug 12   Battle of Kunersdorf on this day in history.  

Aug 18   -19] 2nd sea battle of Lagos: England vs France on this day in history.  

Aug 24   On this day in history ewald C von Kleist, German poet, dies at 44  

Aug 24   William Wilberforce, British politician, philanthropist and leader of the movement to abolish the slave trade on this day in history.  

Sep 04   On this day in history girolamo Chiti, composer, dies at 80  

Sep 12   On this day in history british soldiers capture the town of Quebec.  

Sep 13   British beat French forces at Plains of Abrahams (Quebec) on this day in history.  

Sep 13   British defeat French forces at the Battle of Quebec, Canada on this day in history.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1759

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 04   On this day in history birth of maria Rosa Coccia, composer  

Jan 05   Jacques Cathelineau, French royalist/army leader was born on this day in history.  

Jan 17   On this day in history birth of paul Cuffe, Mass, merchant/shipbuilder/black nationalist  

Jan 21   Johan Valckenaer, Dutch politician/patriot was born on this day in history.  

Jan 25   On this day in history birth of robert Burns, Alloway Scotland, poet (Auld Lang Syne)  

Jan 31   Francois Devienne, composer was born on this day in history.  

Feb 15   Friedrich A Wolfius, [Wolf], German philological (Prolegomena) was born on this day in history.  

Feb 27   On this day in history birth of johann Carl Friedrich Rellstab, composer  

Famous Deaths In 1759

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 01   Jacques-Joachim Trotti, marquis de La Chétardie, French adventurer (b. 1705) died on this day in history.  

Jan 03   On this day in history death of marquis & Marquess of Tavora, Portugese nobles, executed  

Jan 05   On this day in history thomas-Philippe et de Boussu, S Neth cardinal, dies at 79  

Jan 12   On this day in history anne of Hannover, English princess, dies at 49  

Feb 15   Alexander von Papenhoven, Flemish religious sculptor, dies at 89 on this day in history.  

Mar 11   On this day in history death of john Forbes, British general (b. 1710)  

Apr 08   On this day in history francois de La Croix, composer, dies at 76  

Apr 14   On this day in history georg Friedrich Handel, organist/composer (Watermusic), dies at 74