Historical Events In 1759
Wednesday, 21 April 2021
May 01 Jacob Albright, [Albrecht], German/US predictor in the year 1759.
May 01 On this day in history measles in North America
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 On this day in history william Thornton, architect (Capitol building, Wash DC)
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 Mary Wollstonecraft Godwin, writer/mother of Mary Shelley in the year 1759.
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 Jan Ekels, the Young, Dutch painter in the year 1759.
Jun 05 Theodor Zwetler, composer in the year 1759.
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 In the year 1759 general James Wolfe begins the siege of Quebec.
Jul 10 Eleanore Sophia Maria Westenholz, composer on this day in history.
Jul 24 Victor Emmanuel I, King of Sardinia (1802-21) in the year 1759.
Jul 25 British capture Fort Niagara from French (7 Years' War) on this day in history.
Jul 25 In the year 1759 johann C Altnikol, German organist/klavecinist/composer, dies at 39
Jul 26 In the year 1759 french troops vacate Ticonderoga NY
Jul 27 In the year 1759 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 Carlos III becomes king of Spain in the year 1759.
Aug 10 Ferdinand VI, the wise, king of Spain, dies at 46 on this day in history.
Aug 12 On this day in history 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 on this day in history.
Sep 04 Girolamo Chiti, composer, dies at 80 in the year 1759.
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)