Historical Events In 1759
Saturday, 23 March 2019
May 01 In the year 1759 jacob Albright, [Albrecht], German/US predictor
May 06 On this day in history francois GJS Andrieux, French writer/politician
May 15 In the year 1759 maria Theresia von Paradis, composer
May 18 Charles Duquesnoy, composer in the year 1759.
May 20 William Thornton, architect (Capitol building, Wash DC) in the year 1759.
May 22 On this day in history gervais-Francois Couperin, composer
May 23 Antoinio da Silva Leite, composer on this day in history.
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) on this day in history.
May 31 The Province of Pennsylvania bans all theater productions in the year 1759.
Jun 02 Jan Ekels, the Young, Dutch painter in the year 1759.
Jun 05 In the year 1759 theodor Zwetler, composer
Jun 08 In the year 1759 thomas Dunham Whitaker, Rainham Norfolk UK, topographer
Jun 12 William Collins, English poet (Ode to Simplicity), dies at 37 in the year 1759.
Jun 19 Charles-Joseph-Balthazar Sohier, composer, dies at 31 on this day in history.
Jun 27 General James Wolfe begins the siege of Quebec in the year 1759.
Jul 10 On this day in history eleanore Sophia Maria Westenholz, composer
Jul 24 On this day in history victor Emmanuel I, King of Sardinia (1802-21)
Jul 25 In the year 1759 british capture Fort Niagara from French (7 Years' War)
Jul 25 Johann C Altnikol, German organist/klavecinist/composer, dies at 39 on this day in history.
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 In the year 1759 battle at Minden, Westfalen: Ferdinand van Brunswick beats France
Aug 08 On this day in history karl Heinrich Graun, German composer, dies at 55
Aug 10 In the year 1759 carlos III becomes king of Spain
Aug 10 On this day in history ferdinand VI, the wise, king of Spain, dies at 46
Aug 12 In the year 1759 battle of Kunersdorf
Aug 18 In the year 1759 -19] 2nd sea battle of Lagos: England vs France
Aug 24 Ewald C von Kleist, German poet, dies at 44 on this day in history.
Aug 24 In the year 1759 william Wilberforce, British politician, philanthropist and leader of the movement to abolish the slave trade
Sep 04 In the year 1759 girolamo Chiti, composer, dies at 80
Sep 12 British soldiers capture the town of Quebec on this day in history.
Sep 13 British beat French forces at Plains of Abrahams (Quebec) in the year 1759.
Sep 13 British defeat French forces at the Battle of Quebec, Canada in the year 1759.