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Historical Events In 1759

Thursday, 19 May 2022

May 01   Jacob Albright, [Albrecht], German/US predictor on this day in history.  

May 01   Measles in North America on this day in history.  

May 06   On this day in history francois GJS Andrieux, French writer/politician  

May 15   Maria Theresia von Paradis, composer on this day in history.  

May 18   On this day in history 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   In the year 1759 antoinio da Silva Leite, composer  

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   The Province of Pennsylvania bans all theater productions in the year 1759.  

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

Jun 05   On this day in history theodor Zwetler, composer  

Jun 08   On this day in history thomas Dunham Whitaker, Rainham Norfolk UK, topographer  

Jun 12   In the year 1759 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   On this day in history eleanore Sophia Maria Westenholz, composer  

Jul 24   In the year 1759 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   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   On this day in history 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   Carlos III becomes king of Spain on this day in history.  

Aug 10   On this day in history ferdinand VI, the wise, king of Spain, dies at 46  

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   In the year 1759 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   Girolamo Chiti, composer, dies at 80 on this day in history.  

Sep 12   On this day in history british soldiers capture the town of Quebec.  

Sep 13   In the year 1759 british beat French forces at Plains of Abrahams (Quebec)  

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

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   On this day in history birth of francois Devienne, composer  

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

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   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   Thomas-Philippe et de Boussu, S Neth cardinal, dies at 79 on this day in history.  

Jan 12   Anne of Hannover, English princess, dies at 49 on this day in history.  

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

Mar 11   In the year 1759 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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