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Historical Events Happened In 1759

Friday, 28 November 2014

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   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) in the year 1759.  

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 in the year 1759.  

May 28   In the year 1759 william Pitt, the Younger (C), English PM (1783-1801, 1804-06)  

May 31   On this day in history the Province of Pennsylvania bans all theater productions.  

Jun 02   On this day in history jan Ekels, the Young, Dutch painter  

Jun 05   Theodor Zwetler, composer on this day in history.  

Jun 08   In the year 1759 thomas Dunham Whitaker, Rainham Norfolk UK, topographer  

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   General James Wolfe begins the siege of Quebec in the year 1759.  

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   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   Karl Heinrich Graun, German composer, dies at 55 on this day in history.  

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   Battle of Kunersdorf in the year 1759.  

Aug 18   In the year 1759 -19] 2nd sea battle of Lagos: England vs France  

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 in the year 1759.  

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

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   In the year 1759 british defeat French forces at the Battle of Quebec, Canada  

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Famous Birthdays In 1759

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 04   Maria Rosa Coccia, composer was born on this day in history.  

Jan 05   Jacques Cathelineau, French royalist/army leader was born on this day in history.  

Jan 17   On this day in history birth of paul Cuffe, Mass, merchant/shipbuilder/black nationalist  

Jan 21   On this day in history 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 in the year 1759.  

Feb 15   On this day in history birth of friedrich A Wolfius, [Wolf], German philological (Prolegomena)  

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 in the year 1759.  

Jan 03   Marquis & Marquess of Tavora, Portugese nobles, executed died on this day in history.  

Jan 05   Thomas-Philippe et de Boussu, S Neth cardinal, dies at 79 on this day in history.  

Jan 12   Anne of Hannover, English princess, dies at 49 on this day in history.  

Feb 15   Alexander von Papenhoven, Flemish religious sculptor, dies at 89 in the year 1759.  

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