Historical Events For 1759
Friday, 26 May 2017
May 01 In the year 1759 jacob Albright, [Albrecht], German/US predictor
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 Charles Duquesnoy, composer in the year 1759.
May 20 William Thornton, architect (Capitol building, Wash DC) in the year 1759.
May 22 On this day in history 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 William Pitt, the Younger (C), English PM (1783-1801, 1804-06) in the year 1759.
May 31 The Province of Pennsylvania bans all theater productions in the year 1759.
Jun 02 Jan Ekels, the Young, Dutch painter on this day in history.
Jun 05 Theodor Zwetler, composer on this day in history.
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 In the year 1759 general James Wolfe begins the siege of Quebec.
Jul 10 Eleanore Sophia Maria Westenholz, composer on this day in history.
Jul 24 In the year 1759 victor Emmanuel I, King of Sardinia (1802-21)
Jul 25 In the year 1759 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 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 In the year 1759 karl Heinrich Graun, German composer, dies at 55
Aug 10 In the year 1759 carlos III becomes king of Spain
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 -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 In the year 1759 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 British soldiers capture the town of Quebec on this day in history.
Sep 13 In the year 1759 british beat French forces at Plains of Abrahams (Quebec)
Sep 13 British defeat French forces at the Battle of Quebec, Canada in the year 1759.