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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)  

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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   On this day in history birth of jacques Cathelineau, French royalist/army leader  

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   On this day in history birth of robert Burns, Alloway Scotland, poet (Auld Lang Syne)  

Jan 31   Francois Devienne, composer was born in the year 1759.  

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   On this day in history death of jacques-Joachim Trotti, marquis de La Ch├ętardie, French adventurer (b. 1705)  

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 in the year 1759.  

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 in the year 1759.  

Apr 14   In the year 1759 georg Friedrich Handel, organist/composer (Watermusic), dies at 74  

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