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Historical Events In 1759

Thursday, 17 January 2019

Sep 13   In the year 1759 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   On this day in history wolfe defeats Montcalm on Plains of Abraham; Canada becomes English  

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

Sep 28   In the year 1759 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) on this day in history.  

Oct 25   Baron Grenville, (Whig) British PM (1806-07) on this day in history.  

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   Timothy Olmstead, composer in the year 1759.  

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

Nov 24   In the year 1759 destructive eruption of Vesuvius  

Nov 27   In the year 1759 franz Vinzenz Krommer, composer  

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

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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   In the year 1759 birth of jacques Cathelineau, French royalist/army leader  

Jan 17   In the year 1759 birth of paul Cuffe, Mass, merchant/shipbuilder/black nationalist  

Jan 21   Johan Valckenaer, Dutch politician/patriot was born on this day in history.  

Jan 25   In the year 1759 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   On this day in history thomas-Philippe et de Boussu, S Neth cardinal, dies at 79  

Jan 12   On this day in history 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   John Forbes, British general (b. 1710) died in the year 1759.  

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

Apr 14   In the year 1759 georg Friedrich Handel, organist/composer (Watermusic), dies at 74  

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