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Historical Events Happened In 1759

Saturday, 20 December 2014

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   Maria Theresia von Paradis, composer on this day in history.  

May 18   Charles Duquesnoy, composer on this day in history.  

May 20   William Thornton, architect (Capitol building, Wash DC) on this day in history.  

May 22   In the year 1759 gervais-Francois Couperin, composer  

May 23   Antoinio da Silva Leite, composer in the year 1759.  

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   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   On this day in history theodor Zwetler, composer  

Jun 08   Thomas Dunham Whitaker, Rainham Norfolk UK, topographer on this day in history.  

Jun 12   William Collins, English poet (Ode to Simplicity), dies at 37 in the year 1759.  

Jun 19   In the year 1759 charles-Joseph-Balthazar Sohier, composer, dies at 31  

Jun 27   General James Wolfe begins the siege of Quebec on this day in history.  

Jul 10   On this day in history eleanore Sophia Maria Westenholz, composer  

Jul 24   Victor Emmanuel I, King of Sardinia (1802-21) on this day in history.  

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   Pierre-Louis Moreau de Maupertuis, biologist/astronomer, dies at 60 on this day in history.  

Aug 01   Battle at Minden, Westfalen: Ferdinand van Brunswick beats France on this day in history.  

Aug 08   On this day in history karl Heinrich Graun, German composer, dies at 55  

Aug 10   On this day in history 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   Battle of Kunersdorf on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

Aug 24   William Wilberforce, British politician, philanthropist and leader of the movement to abolish the slave trade on this day in history.  

Sep 04   Girolamo Chiti, composer, dies at 80 on this day in history.  

Sep 12   In the year 1759 british soldiers capture the town of Quebec.  

Sep 13   British beat French forces at Plains of Abrahams (Quebec) on this day in history.  

Sep 13   On this day in history british defeat French forces at the Battle of Quebec, Canada  

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Famous Birthdays In 1759

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 04   In the year 1759 birth of maria Rosa Coccia, composer  

Jan 05   In the year 1759 birth of jacques Cathelineau, French royalist/army leader  

Jan 17   Paul Cuffe, Mass, merchant/shipbuilder/black nationalist was born on this day in history.  

Jan 21   On this day in history birth of johan Valckenaer, Dutch politician/patriot  

Jan 25   In the year 1759 birth of robert Burns, Alloway Scotland, poet (Auld Lang Syne)  

Jan 31   In the year 1759 birth of francois Devienne, composer  

Feb 15   On this day in history birth of friedrich A Wolfius, [Wolf], German philological (Prolegomena)  

Feb 27   Johann Carl Friedrich Rellstab, composer was born in the year 1759.  

Famous Deaths In 1759

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 01   On this day in history death of jacques-Joachim Trotti, marquis de La Chétardie, French adventurer (b. 1705)  

Jan 03   Marquis & Marquess of Tavora, Portugese nobles, executed died on this day in history.  

Jan 05   Thomas-Philippe et de Boussu, S Neth cardinal, dies at 79 on this day in history.  

Jan 12   On this day in history anne of Hannover, English princess, dies at 49  

Feb 15   In the year 1759 alexander von Papenhoven, Flemish religious sculptor, dies at 89  

Mar 11   John Forbes, British general (b. 1710) died on this day in history.  

Apr 08   In the year 1759 francois de La Croix, composer, dies at 76  

Apr 14   Georg Friedrich Handel, organist/composer (Watermusic), dies at 74 in the year 1759.