Historical Events Happened In 1759
Saturday, 25 June 2016
May 01 Jacob Albright, [Albrecht], German/US predictor in the year 1759.
May 06 In the year 1759 francois GJS Andrieux, French writer/politician
May 15 In the year 1759 maria Theresia von Paradis, composer
May 18 On this day in history charles Duquesnoy, composer
May 20 William Thornton, architect (Capitol building, Wash DC) in the year 1759.
May 22 Gervais-Francois Couperin, composer in the year 1759.
May 23 In the year 1759 antoinio da Silva Leite, composer
May 26 Mary Wollstonecraft Godwin, writer/mother of Mary Shelley on this day in history.
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 in the year 1759.
Jun 02 In the year 1759 jan Ekels, the Young, Dutch painter
Jun 05 On this day in history theodor Zwetler, composer
Jun 08 Thomas Dunham Whitaker, Rainham Norfolk UK, topographer in the year 1759.
Jun 12 William Collins, English poet (Ode to Simplicity), dies at 37 in the year 1759.
Jun 19 In the year 1759 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 Eleanore Sophia Maria Westenholz, composer on this day in history.
Jul 24 Victor Emmanuel I, King of Sardinia (1802-21) in the year 1759.
Jul 25 In the year 1759 british capture Fort Niagara from French (7 Years' War)
Jul 25 In the year 1759 johann C Altnikol, German organist/klavecinist/composer, dies at 39
Jul 26 French troops vacate Ticonderoga NY in the year 1759.
Jul 27 Pierre-Louis Moreau de Maupertuis, biologist/astronomer, dies at 60 in the year 1759.
Aug 01 In the year 1759 battle at Minden, Westfalen: Ferdinand van Brunswick beats France
Aug 08 Karl Heinrich Graun, German composer, dies at 55 on this day in history.
Aug 10 In the year 1759 carlos III becomes king of Spain
Aug 10 In the year 1759 ferdinand VI, the wise, king of Spain, dies at 46
Aug 12 Battle of Kunersdorf on this day in history.
Aug 18 On this day in history -19] 2nd sea battle of Lagos: England vs France
Aug 24 Ewald C von Kleist, German poet, dies at 44 in the year 1759.
Aug 24 William Wilberforce, British politician, philanthropist and leader of the movement to abolish the slave trade on this day in history.
Sep 04 Girolamo Chiti, composer, dies at 80 in the year 1759.
Sep 12 In the year 1759 british soldiers capture the town of Quebec.
Sep 13 British beat French forces at Plains of Abrahams (Quebec) in the year 1759.
Sep 13 British defeat French forces at the Battle of Quebec, Canada on this day in history.