Historical Events For 1759
Thursday, 24 August 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 on this day in history.
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 Louis Joseph Montcalm, French general (Plains of Abraham), dies at 47 on this day in history.
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 In the year 1759 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 In the year 1759 frantisek Vaclav Tomes, composer
Oct 13 Ecco Epkema, Dutch linguist (Frisian, old-Frisian) in the year 1759.
Oct 25 On this day in history baron Grenville, (Whig) British PM (1806-07)
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 on this day in history.
Nov 20 On this day in history nikolaus Paul Zmeskall, composer
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 On this day in history 1st music store in America opens (Phila)