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Historical Events In 1759

Thursday, 21 January 2021

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

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   In the year 1759 william Thornton, architect (Capitol building, Wash DC)  

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

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

May 26   On this day in history mary Wollstonecraft Godwin, writer/mother of Mary Shelley  

May 28   In the year 1759 william Pitt, the Younger (C), English PM (1783-1801, 1804-06)  

May 31   The Province of Pennsylvania bans all theater productions on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1759.  

Jun 27   On this day in history general James Wolfe begins the siege of Quebec.  

Jul 10   In the year 1759 eleanore Sophia Maria Westenholz, composer  

Jul 24   In the year 1759 victor Emmanuel I, King of Sardinia (1802-21)  

Jul 25   On this day in history 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   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   In the year 1759 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   In the year 1759 ferdinand VI, the wise, king of Spain, dies at 46  

Aug 12   Battle of Kunersdorf on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history william Wilberforce, British politician, philanthropist and leader of the movement to abolish the slave trade  

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   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   In the year 1759 birth of maria Rosa Coccia, composer  

Jan 05   Jacques Cathelineau, French royalist/army leader was born in the year 1759.  

Jan 17   In the year 1759 birth of paul Cuffe, Mass, merchant/shipbuilder/black nationalist  

Jan 21   On this day in history birth of johan Valckenaer, Dutch politician/patriot  

Jan 25   In the year 1759 birth of robert Burns, Alloway Scotland, poet (Auld Lang Syne)  

Jan 31   In the year 1759 birth of francois Devienne, composer  

Feb 15   Friedrich A Wolfius, [Wolf], German philological (Prolegomena) was born in the year 1759.  

Feb 27   Johann Carl Friedrich Rellstab, composer was born on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1759.  

Jan 12   On this day in history 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   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   Georg Friedrich Handel, organist/composer (Watermusic), dies at 74 in the year 1759.  

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