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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.  

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

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 on this day in history.  

Jan 31   In the year 1759 birth of francois Devienne, composer  

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

Feb 27   In the year 1759 birth of johann Carl Friedrich Rellstab, composer  

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 on this day in history.  

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

Jan 05   In the year 1759 thomas-Philippe et de Boussu, S Neth cardinal, dies at 79  

Jan 12   In the year 1759 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 in the year 1759.  

Apr 08   Francois de La Croix, composer, dies at 76 on this day in history.  

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

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