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Historical Events In 1759

Saturday, 25 January 2020

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   In the year 1759 charles Duquesnoy, composer  

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

May 22   On this day in history gervais-Francois Couperin, composer  

May 23   On this day in history antoinio da Silva Leite, composer  

May 26   On this day in history mary Wollstonecraft Godwin, writer/mother of Mary Shelley  

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   On this day in history jan Ekels, the Young, Dutch painter  

Jun 05   Theodor Zwetler, composer in the year 1759.  

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 on this day in history.  

Jun 27   General James Wolfe begins the siege of Quebec in the year 1759.  

Jul 10   Eleanore Sophia Maria Westenholz, composer in the year 1759.  

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   French troops vacate Ticonderoga NY in the year 1759.  

Jul 27   On this day in history pierre-Louis Moreau de Maupertuis, biologist/astronomer, dies at 60  

Aug 01   In the year 1759 battle at Minden, Westfalen: Ferdinand van Brunswick beats France  

Aug 08   In the year 1759 karl Heinrich Graun, German composer, dies at 55  

Aug 10   In the year 1759 carlos III becomes king of Spain  

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   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   William Wilberforce, British politician, philanthropist and leader of the movement to abolish the slave trade in the year 1759.  

Sep 04   Girolamo Chiti, composer, dies at 80 in the year 1759.  

Sep 12   On this day in history 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 in the year 1759.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1759

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 04   Maria Rosa Coccia, composer was born in the year 1759.  

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

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

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   On this day in history birth of francois Devienne, composer  

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 on this day in history.  

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   Marquis & Marquess of Tavora, Portugese nobles, executed died on this day in history.  

Jan 05   Thomas-Philippe et de Boussu, S Neth cardinal, dies at 79 in the year 1759.  

Jan 12   Anne of Hannover, English princess, dies at 49 in the year 1759.  

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

Mar 11   On this day in history death of john Forbes, British general (b. 1710)  

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

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

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