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Historical Events In 1759

Thursday, 22 November 2018

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

May 06   In the year 1759 francois GJS Andrieux, French writer/politician  

May 15   Maria Theresia von Paradis, composer in the year 1759.  

May 18   Charles Duquesnoy, composer in the year 1759.  

May 20   William Thornton, architect (Capitol building, Wash DC) on this day in history.  

May 22   Gervais-Francois Couperin, composer in the year 1759.  

May 23   Antoinio da Silva Leite, composer in the year 1759.  

May 26   Mary Wollstonecraft Godwin, writer/mother of Mary Shelley in the year 1759.  

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

May 31   On this day in history the Province of Pennsylvania bans all theater productions.  

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

Jun 05   In the year 1759 theodor Zwetler, composer  

Jun 08   Thomas Dunham Whitaker, Rainham Norfolk UK, topographer in the year 1759.  

Jun 12   William Collins, English poet (Ode to Simplicity), dies at 37 on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

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   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   In the year 1759 french troops vacate Ticonderoga NY  

Jul 27   In the year 1759 pierre-Louis Moreau de Maupertuis, biologist/astronomer, dies at 60  

Aug 01   Battle at Minden, Westfalen: Ferdinand van Brunswick beats France on this day in history.  

Aug 08   On this day in history karl Heinrich Graun, German composer, dies at 55  

Aug 10   Carlos III becomes king of Spain on this day in history.  

Aug 10   Ferdinand VI, the wise, king of Spain, dies at 46 in the year 1759.  

Aug 12   In the year 1759 battle of Kunersdorf  

Aug 18   -19] 2nd sea battle of Lagos: England vs France on this day in history.  

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   Girolamo Chiti, composer, dies at 80 in the year 1759.  

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)  

Sep 13   British defeat French forces at the Battle of Quebec, Canada on this day in history.  

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

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

Jan 21   In the year 1759 birth of johan Valckenaer, Dutch politician/patriot  

Jan 25   Robert Burns, Alloway Scotland, poet (Auld Lang Syne) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 31   Francois Devienne, composer was born on this day in history.  

Feb 15   On this day in history birth of friedrich A Wolfius, [Wolf], German philological (Prolegomena)  

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   Jacques-Joachim Trotti, marquis de La Ch├ętardie, French adventurer (b. 1705) died in the year 1759.  

Jan 03   On this day in history death of marquis & Marquess of Tavora, Portugese nobles, executed  

Jan 05   Thomas-Philippe et de Boussu, S Neth cardinal, dies at 79 on this day in history.  

Jan 12   On this day in history anne of Hannover, English princess, dies at 49  

Feb 15   On this day in history alexander von Papenhoven, Flemish religious sculptor, dies at 89  

Mar 11   John Forbes, British general (b. 1710) died in the year 1759.  

Apr 08   Francois de La Croix, composer, dies at 76 in the year 1759.  

Apr 14   On this day in history georg Friedrich Handel, organist/composer (Watermusic), dies at 74  

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