Historical Events For 1759
Sunday, 11 December 2016
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 In the year 1759 wolfe defeats Montcalm on Plains of Abraham; Canada becomes English
Sep 14 In the year 1759 austrian troops occupy Dresden
Sep 14 On this day in history louis Joseph Montcalm, French general (Plains of Abraham), dies at 47
Sep 18 Battle of Quebec ends, French surrender to British on this day in history.
Sep 18 In the year 1759 british capture Québec during the French & Indian War
Sep 18 James Wolfe & the French commander Louis Montcalm, killed on this day in history.
Sep 26 Hans D L earl Yorck von Wartenburg, Prussian fieldmarshal/gov-gen on this day in history.
Sep 28 Cornelis Pronk, portrait painter/cartoonist, dies at 67 in the year 1759.
Oct 12 Frantisek Vaclav Tomes, composer in the year 1759.
Oct 13 In the year 1759 ecco Epkema, Dutch linguist (Frisian, old-Frisian)
Oct 25 In the year 1759 baron Grenville, (Whig) British PM (1806-07)
Oct 26 Georges Danton, France, revolutionary leader/min of Justice on this day in history.
Oct 31 Earthquake in Safed Palestine kills hundred in the year 1759.
Nov 13 Timothy Olmstead, composer in the year 1759.
Nov 20 In the year 1759 -22] Battle in Bay of Quiberon, British beat French
Nov 20 On this day in history nikolaus Paul Zmeskall, composer
Nov 21 Battle at Maxen: Prussian army surrenders to Austrians on this day in history.
Nov 24 In the year 1759 destructive eruption of Vesuvius
Nov 27 In the year 1759 franz Vinzenz Krommer, composer
Dec 13 1st music store in America opens (Phila) in the year 1759.