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Historical Events In 1759

Monday, 13 July 2020

May 01   Jacob Albright, [Albrecht], German/US predictor in the year 1759.  

May 01   Measles in North America in the year 1759.  

May 06   Francois GJS Andrieux, French writer/politician on this day in history.  

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) on this day in history.  

May 22   On this day in history gervais-Francois Couperin, composer  

May 23   Antoinio da Silva Leite, composer in the year 1759.  

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 on this day in history.  

Jun 02   Jan Ekels, the Young, Dutch painter on this day in history.  

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

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

Jun 12   William Collins, English poet (Ode to Simplicity), dies at 37 on this day in history.  

Jun 19   Charles-Joseph-Balthazar Sohier, composer, dies at 31 on this day in history.  

Jun 27   On this day in history 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) on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history french troops vacate Ticonderoga NY  

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   On this day in history 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 in the year 1759.  

Aug 12   In the year 1759 battle of Kunersdorf  

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

Aug 24   Ewald C von Kleist, German poet, dies at 44 in the year 1759.  

Aug 24   In the year 1759 william Wilberforce, British politician, philanthropist and leader of the movement to abolish the slave trade  

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   On this day in history 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   Maria Rosa Coccia, composer was born on this day in history.  

Jan 05   In the year 1759 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   On this day in history birth of johan Valckenaer, Dutch politician/patriot  

Jan 25   Robert Burns, Alloway Scotland, poet (Auld Lang Syne) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 31   Francois Devienne, composer was born on this day in history.  

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   Marquis & Marquess of Tavora, Portugese nobles, executed died in the year 1759.  

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 on this day in history.  

Mar 11   On this day in history death of john Forbes, British general (b. 1710)  

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

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

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