Historical Events Happened In 1759
Thursday, 02 October 2014
May 01 Jacob Albright, [Albrecht], German/US predictor on this day in history.
May 06 In the year 1759 francois GJS Andrieux, French writer/politician
May 15 Maria Theresia von Paradis, composer in the year 1759.
May 18 Charles Duquesnoy, composer in the year 1759.
May 20 William Thornton, architect (Capitol building, Wash DC) on this day in history.
May 22 On this day in history gervais-Francois Couperin, composer
May 23 On this day in history antoinio da Silva Leite, composer
May 26 Mary Wollstonecraft Godwin, writer/mother of Mary Shelley in the year 1759.
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 On this day in history jan Ekels, the Young, Dutch painter
Jun 05 In the year 1759 theodor Zwetler, composer
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 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) in the year 1759.
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 In the year 1759 pierre-Louis Moreau de Maupertuis, biologist/astronomer, dies at 60
Aug 01 On this day in history battle at Minden, Westfalen: Ferdinand van Brunswick beats France
Aug 08 On this day in history karl Heinrich Graun, German composer, dies at 55
Aug 10 In the year 1759 carlos III becomes king of Spain
Aug 10 On this day in history ferdinand VI, the wise, king of Spain, dies at 46
Aug 12 In the year 1759 battle of Kunersdorf
Aug 18 -19] 2nd sea battle of Lagos: England vs France in the year 1759.
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 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 On this day in history british beat French forces at Plains of Abrahams (Quebec)
Sep 13 In the year 1759 british defeat French forces at the Battle of Quebec, Canada