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Historical Events In 1759

Tuesday, 31 March 2020

Sep 13   James Wolfe British general dies during the Battle of the Palins of Abraham outside Quebec city in the year 1759.  

Sep 13   In the year 1759 james Wolfe, British general (Plains of Abraham), dies in battle at 32  

Sep 13   Wolfe defeats Montcalm on Plains of Abraham; Canada becomes English in the year 1759.  

Sep 14   In the year 1759 austrian troops occupy Dresden  

Sep 14   On this day in history louis Joseph Montcalm, French general (Plains of Abraham), dies at 47  

Sep 18   Battle of Quebec ends, French surrender to British in the year 1759.  

Sep 18   British capture Québec during the French & Indian War on this day in history.  

Sep 18   James Wolfe & the French commander Louis Montcalm, killed in the year 1759.  

Sep 26   Hans D L earl Yorck von Wartenburg, Prussian fieldmarshal/gov-gen on this day in history.  

Sep 28   Cornelis Pronk, portrait painter/cartoonist, dies at 67 on this day in history.  

Oct 12   On this day in history frantisek Vaclav Tomes, composer  

Oct 13   Ecco Epkema, Dutch linguist (Frisian, old-Frisian) in the year 1759.  

Oct 25   In the year 1759 baron Grenville, (Whig) British PM (1806-07)  

Oct 26   Georges Danton, France, revolutionary leader/min of Justice in the year 1759.  

Oct 31   On this day in history earthquake in Safed Palestine kills hundred  

Nov 13   On this day in history timothy Olmstead, composer  

Nov 20   -22] Battle in Bay of Quiberon, British beat French on this day in history.  

Nov 20   Nikolaus Paul Zmeskall, composer on this day in history.  

Nov 21   On this day in history battle at Maxen: Prussian army surrenders to Austrians  

Nov 24   On this day in history destructive eruption of Vesuvius  

Nov 27   In the year 1759 franz Vinzenz Krommer, composer  

Dec 13   1st music store in America opens (Phila) in the year 1759.  

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

Jan 25   Robert Burns, Alloway Scotland, poet (Auld Lang Syne) was born in the year 1759.  

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   In the year 1759 death of jacques-Joachim Trotti, marquis de La Ch├ętardie, French adventurer (b. 1705)  

Jan 03   In the year 1759 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 on this day in history.  

Mar 11   John Forbes, British general (b. 1710) died on this day in history.  

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

Apr 14   Georg Friedrich Handel, organist/composer (Watermusic), dies at 74 on this day in history.  

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