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Historical Events In 1759

Wednesday, 17 July 2019

May 01   On this day in history jacob Albright, [Albrecht], German/US predictor  

May 06   Francois GJS Andrieux, French writer/politician in the year 1759.  

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   In the year 1759 gervais-Francois Couperin, composer  

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   In the year 1759 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 in the year 1759.  

Jun 05   On this day in history theodor Zwetler, composer  

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

Jun 12   On this day in history william Collins, English poet (Ode to Simplicity), dies at 37  

Jun 19   Charles-Joseph-Balthazar Sohier, composer, dies at 31 in the year 1759.  

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

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   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   On this day in history french troops vacate Ticonderoga NY  

Jul 27   On this day in history 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   Karl Heinrich Graun, German composer, dies at 55 in the year 1759.  

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

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

Aug 12   Battle of Kunersdorf in the year 1759.  

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 on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1759 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   Paul Cuffe, Mass, merchant/shipbuilder/black nationalist was born on this day in history.  

Jan 21   On this day in history birth of johan Valckenaer, Dutch politician/patriot  

Jan 25   In the year 1759 birth of robert Burns, Alloway Scotland, poet (Auld Lang Syne)  

Jan 31   Francois Devienne, composer was born in the year 1759.  

Feb 15   Friedrich A Wolfius, [Wolf], German philological (Prolegomena) was born on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history death of jacques-Joachim Trotti, marquis de La Ch├ętardie, French adventurer (b. 1705)  

Jan 03   In the year 1759 death of marquis & Marquess of Tavora, Portugese nobles, executed  

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   In the year 1759 alexander von Papenhoven, Flemish religious sculptor, dies at 89  

Mar 11   John Forbes, British general (b. 1710) died on this day in history.  

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

Apr 14   Georg Friedrich Handel, organist/composer (Watermusic), dies at 74 on this day in history.  

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