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Historical Events For 1759

Thursday, 23 February 2017

May 01   On this day in history jacob Albright, [Albrecht], German/US predictor  

May 06   On this day in history francois GJS Andrieux, French writer/politician  

May 15   Maria Theresia von Paradis, composer on this day in history.  

May 18   In the year 1759 charles Duquesnoy, composer  

May 20   On this day in history william Thornton, architect (Capitol building, Wash DC)  

May 22   Gervais-Francois Couperin, composer on this day in history.  

May 23   In the year 1759 antoinio da Silva Leite, composer  

May 26   On this day in history 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.  

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Jun 02   Jan Ekels, the Young, Dutch painter in the year 1759.  

Jun 05   In the year 1759 theodor Zwetler, composer  

Jun 08   Thomas Dunham Whitaker, Rainham Norfolk UK, topographer on this day in history.  

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   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   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   French troops vacate Ticonderoga NY in the year 1759.  

Jul 27   Pierre-Louis Moreau de Maupertuis, biologist/astronomer, dies at 60 on this day in history.  

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   Ferdinand VI, the wise, king of Spain, dies at 46 in the year 1759.  

Aug 12   Battle of Kunersdorf in the year 1759.  

Aug 18   -19] 2nd sea battle of Lagos: England vs France on this day in history.  

Aug 24   Ewald C von Kleist, German poet, dies at 44 on this day in history.  

Aug 24   William Wilberforce, British politician, philanthropist and leader of the movement to abolish the slave trade on this day in history.  

Sep 04   Girolamo Chiti, composer, dies at 80 in the year 1759.  

Sep 12   British soldiers capture the town of Quebec in the year 1759.  

Sep 13   On this day in history british beat French forces at Plains of Abrahams (Quebec)  

Sep 13   British defeat French forces at the Battle of Quebec, Canada on this day in history.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1759

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 04   In the year 1759 birth of maria Rosa Coccia, composer  

Jan 05   On this day in history birth of jacques Cathelineau, French royalist/army leader  

Jan 17   In the year 1759 birth of paul Cuffe, Mass, merchant/shipbuilder/black nationalist  

Jan 21   In the year 1759 birth of johan Valckenaer, Dutch politician/patriot  

Jan 25   In the year 1759 birth of robert Burns, Alloway Scotland, poet (Auld Lang Syne)  

Jan 31   Francois Devienne, composer was born on this day in history.  

Feb 15   Friedrich A Wolfius, [Wolf], German philological (Prolegomena) was born on this day in history.  

Feb 27   In the year 1759 birth of johann Carl Friedrich Rellstab, composer  

Famous Deaths In 1759

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 01   Jacques-Joachim Trotti, marquis de La Chétardie, French adventurer (b. 1705) died on this day in history.  

Jan 03   In the year 1759 death of marquis & Marquess of Tavora, Portugese nobles, executed  

Jan 05   In the year 1759 thomas-Philippe et de Boussu, S Neth cardinal, dies at 79  

Jan 12   Anne of Hannover, English princess, dies at 49 in the year 1759.  

Feb 15   On this day in history alexander von Papenhoven, Flemish religious sculptor, dies at 89  

Mar 11   On this day in history death of john Forbes, British general (b. 1710)  

Apr 08   Francois de La Croix, composer, dies at 76 on this day in history.  

Apr 14   In the year 1759 georg Friedrich Handel, organist/composer (Watermusic), dies at 74  

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