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Historical Events In 1759

Thursday, 24 January 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   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) in the year 1759.  

May 22   In the year 1759 gervais-Francois Couperin, composer  

May 23   Antoinio da Silva Leite, composer on this day in history.  

May 26   Mary Wollstonecraft Godwin, writer/mother of Mary Shelley on this day in history.  

May 28   William Pitt, the Younger (C), English PM (1783-1801, 1804-06) in the year 1759.  

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

Jun 02   In the year 1759 jan Ekels, the Young, Dutch painter  

Jun 05   Theodor Zwetler, composer on this day in history.  

Jun 08   In the year 1759 thomas Dunham Whitaker, Rainham Norfolk UK, topographer  

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   In the year 1759 victor Emmanuel I, King of Sardinia (1802-21)  

Jul 25   British capture Fort Niagara from French (7 Years' War) on this day in history.  

Jul 25   Johann C Altnikol, German organist/klavecinist/composer, dies at 39 in the year 1759.  

Jul 26   French troops vacate Ticonderoga NY on this day in history.  

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

Aug 01   On this day in history battle at Minden, Westfalen: Ferdinand van Brunswick beats France  

Aug 08   Karl Heinrich Graun, German composer, dies at 55 on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

Aug 12   Battle of Kunersdorf in the year 1759.  

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

Aug 24   On this day in history ewald C von Kleist, German poet, dies at 44  

Aug 24   William Wilberforce, British politician, philanthropist and leader of the movement to abolish the slave trade in the year 1759.  

Sep 04   On this day in history girolamo Chiti, composer, dies at 80  

Sep 12   British soldiers capture the town of Quebec in the year 1759.  

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

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   Johan Valckenaer, Dutch politician/patriot was born on this day in history.  

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   Friedrich A Wolfius, [Wolf], German philological (Prolegomena) was born in the year 1759.  

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 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   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   In the year 1759 francois de La Croix, composer, dies at 76  

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

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