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Historical Events In 1759

Friday, 22 November 2019

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 on this day in history.  

May 20   In the year 1759 william Thornton, architect (Capitol building, Wash DC)  

May 22   In the year 1759 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) in the year 1759.  

May 31   The Province of Pennsylvania bans all theater productions on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1759.  

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   On this day in history 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   On this day in history johann C Altnikol, German organist/klavecinist/composer, dies at 39  

Jul 26   In the year 1759 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   In the year 1759 karl Heinrich Graun, German composer, dies at 55  

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 on this day in history.  

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

Aug 24   Ewald C von Kleist, German poet, dies at 44 in the year 1759.  

Aug 24   On this day in history william Wilberforce, British politician, philanthropist and leader of the movement to abolish the slave trade  

Sep 04   Girolamo Chiti, composer, dies at 80 on this day in history.  

Sep 12   In the year 1759 british soldiers capture the town of Quebec.  

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   On this day in history birth of maria Rosa Coccia, composer  

Jan 05   Jacques Cathelineau, French royalist/army leader was born in the year 1759.  

Jan 17   In the year 1759 birth of paul Cuffe, Mass, merchant/shipbuilder/black nationalist  

Jan 21   Johan Valckenaer, Dutch politician/patriot was born in the year 1759.  

Jan 25   Robert Burns, Alloway Scotland, poet (Auld Lang Syne) was born in the year 1759.  

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

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

Feb 27   On this day in history birth of johann Carl Friedrich Rellstab, composer  

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

Feb 15   Alexander von Papenhoven, Flemish religious sculptor, dies at 89 in the year 1759.  

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

Apr 08   On this day in history francois de La Croix, composer, dies at 76  

Apr 14   In the year 1759 georg Friedrich Handel, organist/composer (Watermusic), dies at 74  

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