Historical Events For 1759
Monday, 19 March 2018
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 James Wolfe, British general (Plains of Abraham), dies in battle at 32 on this day in history.
Sep 13 In the year 1759 wolfe defeats Montcalm on Plains of Abraham; Canada becomes English
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 in the year 1759.
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 In the year 1759 hans D L earl Yorck von Wartenburg, Prussian fieldmarshal/gov-gen
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 On this day in history ecco Epkema, Dutch linguist (Frisian, old-Frisian)
Oct 25 Baron Grenville, (Whig) British PM (1806-07) on this day in history.
Oct 26 Georges Danton, France, revolutionary leader/min of Justice in the year 1759.
Oct 31 Earthquake in Safed Palestine kills hundred on this day in history.
Nov 13 Timothy Olmstead, composer on this day in history.
Nov 20 -22] Battle in Bay of Quiberon, British beat French in the year 1759.
Nov 20 On this day in history nikolaus Paul Zmeskall, composer
Nov 21 In the year 1759 battle at Maxen: Prussian army surrenders to Austrians
Nov 24 Destructive eruption of Vesuvius on this day in history.
Nov 27 In the year 1759 franz Vinzenz Krommer, composer
Dec 13 On this day in history 1st music store in America opens (Phila)