Historical Events In 1759
Sunday, 28 November 2021
Sep 13 British defeat French forces at the Battle of Quebec, Canada in the year 1759.
Sep 13 James Wolfe British general dies during the Battle of the Palins of Abraham outside Quebec city on this day in history.
Sep 13 James Wolfe, British general (Plains of Abraham), dies in battle at 32 in the year 1759.
Sep 13 Wolfe defeats Montcalm on Plains of Abraham; Canada becomes English in the year 1759.
Sep 14 On this day in history austrian troops occupy Dresden
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 in the year 1759.
Sep 18 British capture Québec during the French & Indian War in the year 1759.
Sep 18 On this day in history james Wolfe & the French commander Louis Montcalm, killed
Sep 26 Hans D L earl Yorck von Wartenburg, Prussian fieldmarshal/gov-gen in the year 1759.
Sep 28 On this day in history cornelis Pronk, portrait painter/cartoonist, dies at 67
Oct 12 In the year 1759 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 In the year 1759 georges Danton, France, revolutionary leader/min of Justice
Oct 31 In the year 1759 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 in the year 1759.
Nov 20 Nikolaus Paul Zmeskall, composer on this day in history.
Nov 21 In the year 1759 battle at Maxen: Prussian army surrenders to Austrians
Nov 24 Destructive eruption of Vesuvius on this day in history.
Nov 27 Franz Vinzenz Krommer, composer in the year 1759.
Dec 13 1st music store in America opens (Phila) on this day in history.