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Historical Events In 1759

Wednesday, 30 September 2020

May 01   Jacob Albright, [Albrecht], German/US predictor in the year 1759.  

May 01   Measles in North America in the year 1759.  

May 06   Francois GJS Andrieux, French writer/politician on this day in history.  

May 15   Maria Theresia von Paradis, composer on this day in history.  

May 18   Charles Duquesnoy, composer in the year 1759.  

May 20   On this day in history william Thornton, architect (Capitol building, Wash DC)  

May 22   Gervais-Francois Couperin, composer on this day in history.  

May 23   In the year 1759 antoinio da Silva Leite, composer  

May 26   In the year 1759 mary Wollstonecraft Godwin, writer/mother of Mary Shelley  

May 28   On this day in history william Pitt, the Younger (C), English PM (1783-1801, 1804-06)  

May 31   In the year 1759 the Province of Pennsylvania bans all theater productions.  

Jun 02   Jan Ekels, the Young, Dutch painter on this day in history.  

Jun 05   Theodor Zwetler, composer in the year 1759.  

Jun 08   Thomas Dunham Whitaker, Rainham Norfolk UK, topographer on this day in history.  

Jun 12   In the year 1759 william Collins, English poet (Ode to Simplicity), dies at 37  

Jun 19   On this day in history charles-Joseph-Balthazar Sohier, composer, dies at 31  

Jun 27   On this day in history general James Wolfe begins the siege of Quebec.  

Jul 10   Eleanore Sophia Maria Westenholz, composer in the year 1759.  

Jul 24   In the year 1759 victor Emmanuel I, King of Sardinia (1802-21)  

Jul 25   On this day in history british capture Fort Niagara from French (7 Years' War)  

Jul 25   Johann C Altnikol, German organist/klavecinist/composer, dies at 39 in the year 1759.  

Jul 26   French troops vacate Ticonderoga NY on this day in history.  

Jul 27   Pierre-Louis Moreau de Maupertuis, biologist/astronomer, dies at 60 on this day in history.  

Aug 01   Battle at Minden, Westfalen: Ferdinand van Brunswick beats France in the year 1759.  

Aug 08   In the year 1759 karl Heinrich Graun, German composer, dies at 55  

Aug 10   Carlos III becomes king of Spain in the year 1759.  

Aug 10   Ferdinand VI, the wise, king of Spain, dies at 46 on this day in history.  

Aug 12   In the year 1759 battle of Kunersdorf  

Aug 18   -19] 2nd sea battle of Lagos: England vs France in the year 1759.  

Aug 24   In the year 1759 ewald C von Kleist, German poet, dies at 44  

Aug 24   In the year 1759 william Wilberforce, British politician, philanthropist and leader of the movement to abolish the slave trade  

Sep 04   On this day in history girolamo Chiti, composer, dies at 80  

Sep 12   British soldiers capture the town of Quebec on this day in history.  

Sep 13   On this day in history british beat French forces at Plains of Abrahams (Quebec)  

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Famous Birthdays In 1759

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 04   Maria Rosa Coccia, composer was born on this day in history.  

Jan 05   On this day in history birth of jacques Cathelineau, French royalist/army leader  

Jan 17   On this day in history birth of paul Cuffe, Mass, merchant/shipbuilder/black nationalist  

Jan 21   Johan Valckenaer, Dutch politician/patriot was born in the year 1759.  

Jan 25   On this day in history birth of robert Burns, Alloway Scotland, poet (Auld Lang Syne)  

Jan 31   On this day in history birth of francois Devienne, composer  

Feb 15   Friedrich A Wolfius, [Wolf], German philological (Prolegomena) was born in the year 1759.  

Feb 27   Johann Carl Friedrich Rellstab, composer was born in the year 1759.  

Famous Deaths In 1759

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 01   In the year 1759 death of jacques-Joachim Trotti, marquis de La Ch├ętardie, French adventurer (b. 1705)  

Jan 03   Marquis & Marquess of Tavora, Portugese nobles, executed died in the year 1759.  

Jan 05   On this day in history thomas-Philippe et de Boussu, S Neth cardinal, dies at 79  

Jan 12   Anne of Hannover, English princess, dies at 49 in the year 1759.  

Feb 15   Alexander von Papenhoven, Flemish religious sculptor, dies at 89 in the year 1759.  

Mar 11   In the year 1759 death of john Forbes, British general (b. 1710)  

Apr 08   Francois de La Croix, composer, dies at 76 on this day in history.  

Apr 14   In the year 1759 georg Friedrich Handel, organist/composer (Watermusic), dies at 74  

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