Historical Events Happened In 1759
Thursday, 29 September 2016
May 01 Jacob Albright, [Albrecht], German/US predictor in the year 1759.
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 On this day in history charles Duquesnoy, composer
May 20 William Thornton, architect (Capitol building, Wash DC) on this day in history.
May 22 Gervais-Francois Couperin, composer in the year 1759.
May 23 In the year 1759 antoinio da Silva Leite, composer
May 26 In the year 1759 mary Wollstonecraft Godwin, writer/mother of Mary Shelley
May 28 William Pitt, the Younger (C), English PM (1783-1801, 1804-06) on this day in history.
May 31 In the year 1759 the Province of Pennsylvania bans all theater productions.
Jun 02 On this day in history jan Ekels, the Young, Dutch painter
Jun 05 On this day in history theodor Zwetler, composer
Jun 08 Thomas Dunham Whitaker, Rainham Norfolk UK, topographer in the year 1759.
Jun 12 On this day in history 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 In the year 1759 eleanore Sophia Maria Westenholz, composer
Jul 24 Victor Emmanuel I, King of Sardinia (1802-21) in the year 1759.
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 on this day in history.
Jul 27 On this day in history 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 Karl Heinrich Graun, German composer, dies at 55 in the year 1759.
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 In the year 1759 battle of Kunersdorf
Aug 18 In the year 1759 -19] 2nd sea battle of Lagos: England vs France
Aug 24 Ewald C von Kleist, German poet, dies at 44 in the year 1759.
Aug 24 On this day in history 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 On this day in history 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 In the year 1759 british defeat French forces at the Battle of Quebec, Canada