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Historical Events In 1759

Saturday, 23 March 2019

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

Sep 18   In the year 1759 british capture Québec during the French & Indian War  

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

Sep 26   In the year 1759 hans D L earl Yorck von Wartenburg, Prussian fieldmarshal/gov-gen  

Sep 28   Cornelis Pronk, portrait painter/cartoonist, dies at 67 in the year 1759.  

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   Baron Grenville, (Whig) British PM (1806-07) in the year 1759.  

Oct 26   Georges Danton, France, revolutionary leader/min of Justice on this day in history.  

Oct 31   Earthquake in Safed Palestine kills hundred in the year 1759.  

Nov 13   Timothy Olmstead, composer on this day in history.  

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

Nov 20   Nikolaus Paul Zmeskall, composer in the year 1759.  

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 on this day in history.  

Dec 13   On this day in history 1st music store in America opens (Phila)  

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

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

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   On this day in history 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   In the year 1759 thomas-Philippe et de Boussu, S Neth cardinal, dies at 79  

Jan 12   Anne of Hannover, English princess, dies at 49 on this day in history.  

Feb 15   On this day in history alexander von Papenhoven, Flemish religious sculptor, dies at 89  

Mar 11   John Forbes, British general (b. 1710) died in the year 1759.  

Apr 08   On this day in history francois de La Croix, composer, dies at 76  

Apr 14   On this day in history georg Friedrich Handel, organist/composer (Watermusic), dies at 74  

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