Historical Events For 1759
Friday, 20 October 2017
Sep 13 On this day in history james Wolfe British general dies during the Battle of the Palins of Abraham outside Quebec city
Sep 13 In the year 1759 james Wolfe, British general (Plains of Abraham), dies in battle at 32
Sep 13 Wolfe defeats Montcalm on Plains of Abraham; Canada becomes English on this day in history.
Sep 14 On this day in history austrian troops occupy Dresden
Sep 14 In the year 1759 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 On this day in history british capture Québec during the French & Indian War
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 in the year 1759.
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) in the year 1759.
Oct 26 In the year 1759 georges Danton, France, revolutionary leader/min of Justice
Oct 31 In the year 1759 earthquake in Safed Palestine kills hundred
Nov 13 Timothy Olmstead, composer in the year 1759.
Nov 20 -22] Battle in Bay of Quiberon, British beat French in the year 1759.
Nov 20 Nikolaus Paul Zmeskall, composer on this day in history.
Nov 21 In the year 1759 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 In the year 1759 1st music store in America opens (Phila)