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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  

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Famous Birthdays In 1759

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 04   In the year 1759 birth of maria Rosa Coccia, composer  

Jan 05   Jacques Cathelineau, French royalist/army leader was born on this day in history.  

Jan 17   Paul Cuffe, Mass, merchant/shipbuilder/black nationalist was born in the year 1759.  

Jan 21   Johan Valckenaer, Dutch politician/patriot was born on this day in history.  

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

Jan 31   In the year 1759 birth of francois Devienne, composer  

Feb 15   In the year 1759 birth of friedrich A Wolfius, [Wolf], German philological (Prolegomena)  

Feb 27   In the year 1759 birth of johann Carl Friedrich Rellstab, composer  

Famous Deaths In 1759

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 01   Jacques-Joachim Trotti, marquis de La Ch├ętardie, French adventurer (b. 1705) died on this day in history.  

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

Jan 05   In the year 1759 thomas-Philippe et de Boussu, S Neth cardinal, dies at 79  

Jan 12   Anne of Hannover, English princess, dies at 49 on this day in history.  

Feb 15   Alexander von Papenhoven, Flemish religious sculptor, dies at 89 on this day in history.  

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

Apr 08   In the year 1759 francois de La Croix, composer, dies at 76  

Apr 14   Georg Friedrich Handel, organist/composer (Watermusic), dies at 74 in the year 1759.  

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