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Historical Events In 1759

Tuesday, 15 June 2021

Sep 13   British defeat French forces at the Battle of Quebec, Canada on this day in history.  

Sep 13   On this day in history james Wolfe British general dies during the Battle of the Palins of Abraham outside Quebec city  

Sep 13   On this day in history james Wolfe, British general (Plains of Abraham), dies in battle at 32  

Sep 13   Wolfe defeats Montcalm on Plains of Abraham; Canada becomes English on this day in history.  

Sep 14   Austrian troops occupy Dresden on this day in history.  

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

Sep 18   Battle of Quebec ends, French surrender to British on this day in history.  

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

Sep 28   In the year 1759 cornelis Pronk, portrait painter/cartoonist, dies at 67  

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

Oct 13   In the year 1759 ecco Epkema, Dutch linguist (Frisian, old-Frisian)  

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   Timothy Olmstead, composer in the year 1759.  

Nov 20   In the year 1759 -22] Battle in Bay of Quiberon, British beat French  

Nov 20   On this day in history nikolaus Paul Zmeskall, composer  

Nov 21   Battle at Maxen: Prussian army surrenders to Austrians in the year 1759.  

Nov 24   In the year 1759 destructive eruption of Vesuvius  

Nov 27   Franz Vinzenz Krommer, composer on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1759.  

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   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   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 in the year 1759.  

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 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   On this day in history georg Friedrich Handel, organist/composer (Watermusic), dies at 74  

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