Historical Events Happened In 1759
Monday, 30 March 2015
May 01 On this day in history jacob Albright, [Albrecht], German/US predictor
May 06 On this day in history francois GJS Andrieux, French writer/politician
May 15 In the year 1759 maria Theresia von Paradis, composer
May 18 Charles Duquesnoy, composer on this day in history.
May 20 On this day in history william Thornton, architect (Capitol building, Wash DC)
May 22 In the year 1759 gervais-Francois Couperin, composer
May 23 Antoinio da Silva Leite, composer on this day in history.
May 26 Mary Wollstonecraft Godwin, writer/mother of Mary Shelley on this day in history.
May 28 In the year 1759 william Pitt, the Younger (C), English PM (1783-1801, 1804-06)
May 31 On this day in history the Province of Pennsylvania bans all theater productions.
Jun 02 On this day in history jan Ekels, the Young, Dutch painter
Jun 05 In the year 1759 theodor Zwetler, composer
Jun 08 On this day in history 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 On this day in history 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 On this day in history eleanore Sophia Maria Westenholz, composer
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 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 Battle at Minden, Westfalen: Ferdinand van Brunswick beats France on this day in history.
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 Battle of Kunersdorf on this day in history.
Aug 18 -19] 2nd sea battle of Lagos: England vs France on this day in history.
Aug 24 In the year 1759 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 In the year 1759 girolamo Chiti, composer, dies at 80
Sep 12 British soldiers capture the town of Quebec on this day in history.
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.