Historical Events For 1759
Thursday, 08 December 2016
May 01 In the year 1759 jacob Albright, [Albrecht], German/US predictor
May 06 In the year 1759 francois GJS Andrieux, French writer/politician
May 15 Maria Theresia von Paradis, composer on this day in history.
May 18 Charles Duquesnoy, composer in the year 1759.
May 20 In the year 1759 william Thornton, architect (Capitol building, Wash DC)
May 22 In the year 1759 gervais-Francois Couperin, composer
May 23 On this day in history antoinio da Silva Leite, composer
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 On this day in history the Province of Pennsylvania bans all theater productions.
Jun 02 Jan Ekels, the Young, Dutch painter on this day in history.
Jun 05 Theodor Zwetler, composer in the year 1759.
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 Victor Emmanuel I, King of Sardinia (1802-21) on this day in history.
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 On this day in history french troops vacate Ticonderoga NY
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 On this day in history karl Heinrich Graun, German composer, dies at 55
Aug 10 Carlos III becomes king of Spain on this day in history.
Aug 10 In the year 1759 ferdinand VI, the wise, king of Spain, dies at 46
Aug 12 On this day in history battle of Kunersdorf
Aug 18 On this day in history -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 In the year 1759 william Wilberforce, British politician, philanthropist and leader of the movement to abolish the slave trade
Sep 04 Girolamo Chiti, composer, dies at 80 on this day in history.
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.