Historical Events For 1759
Sunday, 25 February 2018
May 01 Jacob Albright, [Albrecht], German/US predictor on this day in history.
May 06 In the year 1759 francois GJS Andrieux, French writer/politician
May 15 Maria Theresia von Paradis, composer in the year 1759.
May 18 Charles Duquesnoy, composer in the year 1759.
May 20 On this day in history william Thornton, architect (Capitol building, Wash DC)
May 22 Gervais-Francois Couperin, composer in the year 1759.
May 23 Antoinio da Silva Leite, composer on this day in history.
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 In the year 1759 jan Ekels, the Young, Dutch painter
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 Charles-Joseph-Balthazar Sohier, composer, dies at 31 on this day in history.
Jun 27 General James Wolfe begins the siege of Quebec in the year 1759.
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 On this day in history pierre-Louis Moreau de Maupertuis, biologist/astronomer, dies at 60
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 In the year 1759 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 in the year 1759.
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 William Wilberforce, British politician, philanthropist and leader of the movement to abolish the slave trade in the year 1759.
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) in the year 1759.
Sep 13 British defeat French forces at the Battle of Quebec, Canada in the year 1759.