Historical Events Happened In 1759
Sunday, 30 August 2015
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 In the year 1759 maria Theresia von Paradis, composer
May 18 On this day in history charles Duquesnoy, composer
May 20 On this day in history william Thornton, architect (Capitol building, Wash DC)
May 22 On this day in history gervais-Francois Couperin, composer
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 The Province of Pennsylvania bans all theater productions in the year 1759.
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 in the year 1759.
Jun 12 On this day in history william Collins, English poet (Ode to Simplicity), dies at 37
Jun 19 In the year 1759 charles-Joseph-Balthazar Sohier, composer, dies at 31
Jun 27 On this day in history general James Wolfe begins the siege of Quebec.
Jul 10 On this day in history eleanore Sophia Maria Westenholz, composer
Jul 24 On this day in history 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 On this day in history johann C Altnikol, German organist/klavecinist/composer, dies at 39
Jul 26 French troops vacate Ticonderoga NY on this day in history.
Jul 27 In the year 1759 pierre-Louis Moreau de Maupertuis, biologist/astronomer, dies at 60
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 Carlos III becomes king of Spain in the year 1759.
Aug 10 Ferdinand VI, the wise, king of Spain, dies at 46 in the year 1759.
Aug 12 Battle of Kunersdorf on this day in history.
Aug 18 In the year 1759 -19] 2nd sea battle of Lagos: England vs France
Aug 24 In the year 1759 ewald C von Kleist, German poet, dies at 44
Aug 24 On this day in history william Wilberforce, British politician, philanthropist and leader of the movement to abolish the slave trade
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 On this day in history british defeat French forces at the Battle of Quebec, Canada