Historical Events For 1759
Tuesday, 28 February 2017
Sep 13 In the year 1759 james Wolfe British general dies during the Battle of the Palins of Abraham outside Quebec city
Sep 13 James Wolfe, British general (Plains of Abraham), dies in battle at 32 in the year 1759.
Sep 13 On this day in history wolfe defeats Montcalm on Plains of Abraham; Canada becomes English
Sep 14 On this day in history austrian troops occupy Dresden
Sep 14 Louis Joseph Montcalm, French general (Plains of Abraham), dies at 47 in the year 1759.
Sep 18 Battle of Quebec ends, French surrender to British in the year 1759.
Sep 18 British capture Québec during the French & Indian War in the year 1759.
Sep 18 In the year 1759 james Wolfe & the French commander Louis Montcalm, killed
Sep 26 Hans D L earl Yorck von Wartenburg, Prussian fieldmarshal/gov-gen on this day in history.
Sep 28 On this day in history cornelis Pronk, portrait painter/cartoonist, dies at 67
Oct 12 On this day in history frantisek Vaclav Tomes, composer
Oct 13 Ecco Epkema, Dutch linguist (Frisian, old-Frisian) on this day in history.
Oct 25 Baron Grenville, (Whig) British PM (1806-07) on this day in history.
Oct 26 In the year 1759 georges Danton, France, revolutionary leader/min of Justice
Oct 31 Earthquake in Safed Palestine kills hundred on this day in history.
Nov 13 In the year 1759 timothy Olmstead, composer
Nov 20 In the year 1759 -22] Battle in Bay of Quiberon, British beat French
Nov 20 Nikolaus Paul Zmeskall, composer in the year 1759.
Nov 21 On this day in history battle at Maxen: Prussian army surrenders to Austrians
Nov 24 In the year 1759 destructive eruption of Vesuvius
Nov 27 On this day in history franz Vinzenz Krommer, composer
Dec 13 1st music store in America opens (Phila) on this day in history.