Historical Events Happened In 1759
Sunday, 23 October 2016
May 01 Jacob Albright, [Albrecht], German/US predictor on this day in history.
May 06 Francois GJS Andrieux, French writer/politician in the year 1759.
May 15 In the year 1759 maria Theresia von Paradis, composer
May 18 In the year 1759 charles Duquesnoy, composer
May 20 William Thornton, architect (Capitol building, Wash DC) on this day in history.
May 22 In the year 1759 gervais-Francois Couperin, composer
May 23 Antoinio da Silva Leite, composer in the year 1759.
May 26 Mary Wollstonecraft Godwin, writer/mother of Mary Shelley on this day in history.
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 on this day in history.
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 on this day in history.
Jun 12 William Collins, English poet (Ode to Simplicity), dies at 37 in the year 1759.
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 In the year 1759 victor Emmanuel I, King of Sardinia (1802-21)
Jul 25 British capture Fort Niagara from French (7 Years' War) on this day in history.
Jul 25 Johann C Altnikol, German organist/klavecinist/composer, dies at 39 on this day in history.
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 Battle at Minden, Westfalen: Ferdinand van Brunswick beats France in the year 1759.
Aug 08 In the year 1759 karl Heinrich Graun, German composer, dies at 55
Aug 10 On this day in history 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 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 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 On this day in history british defeat French forces at the Battle of Quebec, Canada