Historical Events In 1759
Tuesday, 17 September 2019
May 01 Jacob Albright, [Albrecht], German/US predictor on this day in history.
May 06 Francois GJS Andrieux, French writer/politician in the year 1759.
May 15 In the year 1759 maria Theresia von Paradis, composer
May 18 In the year 1759 charles Duquesnoy, composer
May 20 On this day in history william Thornton, architect (Capitol building, Wash DC)
May 22 Gervais-Francois Couperin, composer in the year 1759.
May 23 Antoinio da Silva Leite, composer in the year 1759.
May 26 On this day in history mary Wollstonecraft Godwin, writer/mother of Mary Shelley
May 28 William Pitt, the Younger (C), English PM (1783-1801, 1804-06) in the year 1759.
May 31 In the year 1759 the Province of Pennsylvania bans all theater productions.
Jun 02 In the year 1759 jan Ekels, the Young, Dutch painter
Jun 05 Theodor Zwetler, composer on this day in history.
Jun 08 In the year 1759 thomas Dunham Whitaker, Rainham Norfolk UK, topographer
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 General James Wolfe begins the siege of Quebec in the year 1759.
Jul 10 In the year 1759 eleanore Sophia Maria Westenholz, composer
Jul 24 Victor Emmanuel I, King of Sardinia (1802-21) on this day in history.
Jul 25 British capture Fort Niagara from French (7 Years' War) in the year 1759.
Jul 25 Johann C Altnikol, German organist/klavecinist/composer, dies at 39 in the year 1759.
Jul 26 French troops vacate Ticonderoga NY in the year 1759.
Jul 27 Pierre-Louis Moreau de Maupertuis, biologist/astronomer, dies at 60 on this day in history.
Aug 01 On this day in history battle at Minden, Westfalen: Ferdinand van Brunswick beats France
Aug 08 Karl Heinrich Graun, German composer, dies at 55 in the year 1759.
Aug 10 On this day in history carlos III becomes king of Spain
Aug 10 Ferdinand VI, the wise, king of Spain, dies at 46 in the year 1759.
Aug 12 On this day in history battle of Kunersdorf
Aug 18 -19] 2nd sea battle of Lagos: England vs France in the year 1759.
Aug 24 Ewald C von Kleist, German poet, dies at 44 on this day in history.
Aug 24 William Wilberforce, British politician, philanthropist and leader of the movement to abolish the slave trade in the year 1759.
Sep 04 In the year 1759 girolamo Chiti, composer, dies at 80
Sep 12 On this day in history british soldiers capture the town of Quebec.
Sep 13 In the year 1759 british beat French forces at Plains of Abrahams (Quebec)
Sep 13 On this day in history british defeat French forces at the Battle of Quebec, Canada