Historical Events For 1759
Saturday, 29 April 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 On this day in history 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 Austrian troops occupy Dresden on this day in history.
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 British capture Québec during the French & Indian War on this day in history.
Sep 18 On this day in history 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 Cornelis Pronk, portrait painter/cartoonist, dies at 67 on this day in history.
Oct 12 In the year 1759 frantisek Vaclav Tomes, composer
Oct 13 In the year 1759 ecco Epkema, Dutch linguist (Frisian, old-Frisian)
Oct 25 Baron Grenville, (Whig) British PM (1806-07) in the year 1759.
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 -22] Battle in Bay of Quiberon, British beat French in the year 1759.
Nov 20 Nikolaus Paul Zmeskall, composer in the year 1759.
Nov 21 In the year 1759 battle at Maxen: Prussian army surrenders to Austrians
Nov 24 Destructive eruption of Vesuvius in the year 1759.
Nov 27 In the year 1759 franz Vinzenz Krommer, composer
Dec 13 1st music store in America opens (Phila) in the year 1759.