Historical Events For 1759
Friday, 15 December 2017
Sep 13 James Wolfe British general dies during the Battle of the Palins of Abraham outside Quebec city in the year 1759.
Sep 13 James Wolfe, British general (Plains of Abraham), dies in battle at 32 in the year 1759.
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 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 in the year 1759.
Sep 18 In the year 1759 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 On this day in history frantisek Vaclav Tomes, composer
Oct 13 Ecco Epkema, Dutch linguist (Frisian, old-Frisian) in the year 1759.
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 Earthquake in Safed Palestine kills hundred on this day in history.
Nov 13 Timothy Olmstead, composer in the year 1759.
Nov 20 In the year 1759 -22] Battle in Bay of Quiberon, British beat French
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 Destructive eruption of Vesuvius on this day in history.
Nov 27 Franz Vinzenz Krommer, composer on this day in history.
Dec 13 In the year 1759 1st music store in America opens (Phila)