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Historical Events In 1759

Monday, 27 January 2020

Sep 13   In the year 1759 james Wolfe British general dies during the Battle of the Palins of Abraham outside Quebec city  

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

Sep 13   In the year 1759 wolfe defeats Montcalm on Plains of Abraham; Canada becomes English  

Sep 14   Austrian troops occupy Dresden in the year 1759.  

Sep 14   Louis Joseph Montcalm, French general (Plains of Abraham), dies at 47 on this day in history.  

Sep 18   On this day in history battle of Quebec ends, French surrender to British  

Sep 18   On this day in history british capture Québec during the French & Indian War  

Sep 18   In the year 1759 james Wolfe & the French commander Louis Montcalm, killed  

Sep 26   On this day in history hans D L earl Yorck von Wartenburg, Prussian fieldmarshal/gov-gen  

Sep 28   On this day in history cornelis Pronk, portrait painter/cartoonist, dies at 67  

Oct 12   Frantisek Vaclav Tomes, composer on this day in history.  

Oct 13   Ecco Epkema, Dutch linguist (Frisian, old-Frisian) on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1759 earthquake in Safed Palestine kills hundred  

Nov 13   On this day in history timothy Olmstead, composer  

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

Nov 20   In the year 1759 nikolaus Paul Zmeskall, composer  

Nov 21   Battle at Maxen: Prussian army surrenders to Austrians on this day in history.  

Nov 24   Destructive eruption of Vesuvius in the year 1759.  

Nov 27   Franz Vinzenz Krommer, composer in the year 1759.  

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   In the year 1759 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 in the year 1759.  

Jan 21   Johan Valckenaer, Dutch politician/patriot was born in the year 1759.  

Jan 25   On this day in history birth of robert Burns, Alloway Scotland, poet (Auld Lang Syne)  

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

Feb 15   On this day in history 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   Jacques-Joachim Trotti, marquis de La Ch├ętardie, French adventurer (b. 1705) died on this day in history.  

Jan 03   Marquis & Marquess of Tavora, Portugese nobles, executed died on this day in history.  

Jan 05   In the year 1759 thomas-Philippe et de Boussu, S Neth cardinal, dies at 79  

Jan 12   In the year 1759 anne of Hannover, English princess, dies at 49  

Feb 15   In the year 1759 alexander von Papenhoven, Flemish religious sculptor, dies at 89  

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

Apr 08   In the year 1759 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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