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Historical Events In 1759

Wednesday, 12 August 2020

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   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   On this day in history austrian troops occupy Dresden  

Sep 14   In the year 1759 louis Joseph Montcalm, French general (Plains of Abraham), dies at 47  

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

Sep 18   British capture Québec during the French & Indian War on this day in history.  

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   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) on this day in history.  

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

Oct 26   On this day in history georges Danton, France, revolutionary leader/min of Justice  

Oct 31   On this day in history 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 in the year 1759.  

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   On this day in history franz Vinzenz Krommer, composer  

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   Maria Rosa Coccia, composer was born in the year 1759.  

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   Robert Burns, Alloway Scotland, poet (Auld Lang Syne) was born on this day in history.  

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

Feb 15   Friedrich A Wolfius, [Wolf], German philological (Prolegomena) was born on this day in history.  

Feb 27   Johann Carl Friedrich Rellstab, composer was born on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1759 death of marquis & Marquess of Tavora, Portugese nobles, executed  

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   In the year 1759 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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