Historical Events Happened In 1759
Thursday, 20 October 2016
Sep 13 James Wolfe British general dies during the Battle of the Palins of Abraham outside Quebec city in the year 1759.
Sep 13 In the year 1759 james Wolfe, British general (Plains of Abraham), dies in battle at 32
Sep 13 In the year 1759 wolfe defeats Montcalm on Plains of Abraham; Canada becomes English
Sep 14 Austrian troops occupy Dresden on this day in history.
Sep 14 In the year 1759 louis Joseph Montcalm, French general (Plains of Abraham), dies at 47
Sep 18 On this day in history battle of Quebec ends, French surrender to British
Sep 18 On this day in history british capture Québec during the French & Indian War
Sep 18 James Wolfe & the French commander Louis Montcalm, killed on this day in history.
Sep 26 Hans D L earl Yorck von Wartenburg, Prussian fieldmarshal/gov-gen on this day in history.
Sep 28 Cornelis Pronk, portrait painter/cartoonist, dies at 67 in the year 1759.
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 on this day in history.
Oct 31 Earthquake in Safed Palestine kills hundred in the year 1759.
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 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 In the year 1759 destructive eruption of Vesuvius
Nov 27 Franz Vinzenz Krommer, composer in the year 1759.
Dec 13 On this day in history 1st music store in America opens (Phila)