Historical Events For 1759
Saturday, 23 September 2017
May 01 Jacob Albright, [Albrecht], German/US predictor in the year 1759.
May 06 Francois GJS Andrieux, French writer/politician in the year 1759.
May 15 In the year 1759 maria Theresia von Paradis, composer
May 18 Charles Duquesnoy, composer on this day in history.
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 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 In the year 1759 the Province of Pennsylvania bans all theater productions.
Jun 02 Jan Ekels, the Young, Dutch painter in the year 1759.
Jun 05 Theodor Zwetler, composer on this day in history.
Jun 08 In the year 1759 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 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 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 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 Battle at Minden, Westfalen: Ferdinand van Brunswick beats France in the year 1759.
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 Ferdinand VI, the wise, king of Spain, dies at 46 in the year 1759.
Aug 12 On this day in history battle of Kunersdorf
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 In the year 1759 william Wilberforce, British politician, philanthropist and leader of the movement to abolish the slave trade
Sep 04 On this day in history girolamo Chiti, composer, dies at 80
Sep 12 In the year 1759 british soldiers capture the town of Quebec.
Sep 13 In the year 1759 british beat French forces at Plains of Abrahams (Quebec)
Sep 13 British defeat French forces at the Battle of Quebec, Canada on this day in history.