Historical Events Happened In 1759
Wednesday, 04 March 2015
May 01 On this day in history jacob Albright, [Albrecht], German/US predictor
May 06 In the year 1759 francois GJS Andrieux, French writer/politician
May 15 On this day in history maria Theresia von Paradis, composer
May 18 In the year 1759 charles Duquesnoy, composer
May 20 In the year 1759 william Thornton, architect (Capitol building, Wash DC)
May 22 Gervais-Francois Couperin, composer in the year 1759.
May 23 Antoinio da Silva Leite, composer in the year 1759.
May 26 In the year 1759 mary Wollstonecraft Godwin, writer/mother of Mary Shelley
May 28 In the year 1759 william Pitt, the Younger (C), English PM (1783-1801, 1804-06)
May 31 The Province of Pennsylvania bans all theater productions in the year 1759.
Jun 02 Jan Ekels, the Young, Dutch painter on this day in history.
Jun 05 Theodor Zwetler, composer in the year 1759.
Jun 08 On this day in history thomas Dunham Whitaker, Rainham Norfolk UK, topographer
Jun 12 On this day in history william Collins, English poet (Ode to Simplicity), dies at 37
Jun 19 In the year 1759 charles-Joseph-Balthazar Sohier, composer, dies at 31
Jun 27 In the year 1759 general James Wolfe begins the siege of Quebec.
Jul 10 In the year 1759 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 In the year 1759 johann C Altnikol, German organist/klavecinist/composer, dies at 39
Jul 26 In the year 1759 french troops vacate Ticonderoga NY
Jul 27 Pierre-Louis Moreau de Maupertuis, biologist/astronomer, dies at 60 in the year 1759.
Aug 01 Battle at Minden, Westfalen: Ferdinand van Brunswick beats France in the year 1759.
Aug 08 In the year 1759 karl Heinrich Graun, German composer, dies at 55
Aug 10 Carlos III becomes king of Spain in the year 1759.
Aug 10 Ferdinand VI, the wise, king of Spain, dies at 46 on this day in history.
Aug 12 Battle of Kunersdorf on this day in history.
Aug 18 -19] 2nd sea battle of Lagos: England vs France in the year 1759.
Aug 24 In the year 1759 ewald C von Kleist, German poet, dies at 44
Aug 24 On this day in history william Wilberforce, British politician, philanthropist and leader of the movement to abolish the slave trade
Sep 04 Girolamo Chiti, composer, dies at 80 in the year 1759.
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.