Historical Events Happened In 1759
Thursday, 25 August 2016
Sep 13 James Wolfe British general dies during the Battle of the Palins of Abraham outside Quebec city on this day in history.
Sep 13 On this day in history james Wolfe, British general (Plains of Abraham), dies in battle at 32
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 On this day in history louis Joseph Montcalm, French general (Plains of Abraham), dies at 47
Sep 18 In the year 1759 battle of Quebec ends, French surrender to British
Sep 18 On this day in history british capture Québec during the French & Indian War
Sep 18 On this day in history james Wolfe & the French commander Louis Montcalm, killed
Sep 26 On this day in history hans D L earl Yorck von Wartenburg, Prussian fieldmarshal/gov-gen
Sep 28 In the year 1759 cornelis Pronk, portrait painter/cartoonist, dies at 67
Oct 12 Frantisek Vaclav Tomes, composer in the year 1759.
Oct 13 Ecco Epkema, Dutch linguist (Frisian, old-Frisian) on this day in history.
Oct 25 On this day in history baron Grenville, (Whig) British PM (1806-07)
Oct 26 Georges Danton, France, revolutionary leader/min of Justice in the year 1759.
Oct 31 On this day in history earthquake in Safed Palestine kills hundred
Nov 13 On this day in history 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 Franz Vinzenz Krommer, composer in the year 1759.
Dec 13 On this day in history 1st music store in America opens (Phila)