Historical Events Happened In 1759
Monday, 26 January 2015
May 01 In the year 1759 jacob Albright, [Albrecht], German/US predictor
May 06 Francois GJS Andrieux, French writer/politician on this day in history.
May 15 Maria Theresia von Paradis, composer in the year 1759.
May 18 Charles Duquesnoy, composer in the year 1759.
May 20 William Thornton, architect (Capitol building, Wash DC) in the year 1759.
May 22 In the year 1759 gervais-Francois Couperin, composer
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 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 In the year 1759 theodor Zwetler, composer
Jun 08 Thomas Dunham Whitaker, Rainham Norfolk UK, topographer in the year 1759.
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 On this day in history general James Wolfe begins the siege of Quebec.
Jul 10 In the year 1759 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 On this day in history johann C Altnikol, German organist/klavecinist/composer, dies at 39
Jul 26 In the year 1759 french troops vacate Ticonderoga NY
Jul 27 Pierre-Louis Moreau de Maupertuis, biologist/astronomer, dies at 60 in the year 1759.
Aug 01 In the year 1759 battle at Minden, Westfalen: Ferdinand van Brunswick beats France
Aug 08 Karl Heinrich Graun, German composer, dies at 55 on this day in history.
Aug 10 Carlos III becomes king of Spain in the year 1759.
Aug 10 In the year 1759 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 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 On this day in history british soldiers capture the town of Quebec.
Sep 13 On this day in history british beat French forces at Plains of Abrahams (Quebec)
Sep 13 In the year 1759 british defeat French forces at the Battle of Quebec, Canada