Historical Events Happened In 1759
Sunday, 29 May 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 On this day in history maria Theresia von Paradis, composer
May 18 Charles Duquesnoy, composer on this day in history.
May 20 William Thornton, architect (Capitol building, Wash DC) in the year 1759.
May 22 Gervais-Francois Couperin, composer on this day in history.
May 23 Antoinio da Silva Leite, composer in the year 1759.
May 26 On this day in history mary Wollstonecraft Godwin, writer/mother of Mary Shelley
May 28 On this day in history william Pitt, the Younger (C), English PM (1783-1801, 1804-06)
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 On this day in history thomas Dunham Whitaker, Rainham Norfolk UK, topographer
Jun 12 In the year 1759 william Collins, English poet (Ode to Simplicity), dies at 37
Jun 19 Charles-Joseph-Balthazar Sohier, composer, dies at 31 in the year 1759.
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 On this day in history british capture Fort Niagara from French (7 Years' War)
Jul 25 Johann C Altnikol, German organist/klavecinist/composer, dies at 39 in the year 1759.
Jul 26 In the year 1759 french troops vacate Ticonderoga NY
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 On this day in history karl Heinrich Graun, German composer, dies at 55
Aug 10 Carlos III becomes king of Spain in the year 1759.
Aug 10 On this day in history ferdinand VI, the wise, king of Spain, dies at 46
Aug 12 On this day in history battle of Kunersdorf
Aug 18 -19] 2nd sea battle of Lagos: England vs France in the year 1759.
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 British beat French forces at Plains of Abrahams (Quebec) in the year 1759.
Sep 13 In the year 1759 british defeat French forces at the Battle of Quebec, Canada