Historical Events Happened In 1759
Sunday, 24 May 2015
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 On this day in history 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 In the year 1759 antoinio da Silva Leite, composer
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) in the year 1759.
May 31 On this day in history the Province of Pennsylvania bans all theater productions.
Jun 02 In the year 1759 jan Ekels, the Young, Dutch painter
Jun 05 On this day in history theodor Zwetler, composer
Jun 08 In the year 1759 thomas Dunham Whitaker, Rainham Norfolk UK, topographer
Jun 12 William Collins, English poet (Ode to Simplicity), dies at 37 in the year 1759.
Jun 19 Charles-Joseph-Balthazar Sohier, composer, dies at 31 on this day in history.
Jun 27 General James Wolfe begins the siege of Quebec in the year 1759.
Jul 10 Eleanore Sophia Maria Westenholz, composer in the year 1759.
Jul 24 In the year 1759 victor Emmanuel I, King of Sardinia (1802-21)
Jul 25 On this day in history british capture Fort Niagara from French (7 Years' War)
Jul 25 On this day in history 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 on this day in history.
Aug 01 In the year 1759 battle at Minden, Westfalen: Ferdinand van Brunswick beats France
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 In the year 1759 ferdinand VI, the wise, king of Spain, dies at 46
Aug 12 Battle of Kunersdorf in the year 1759.
Aug 18 In the year 1759 -19] 2nd sea battle of Lagos: England vs France
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 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 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.