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Historical Events In 1759

Sunday, 28 February 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   In the year 1759 james Wolfe, British general (Plains of Abraham), dies in battle at 32  

Sep 13   Wolfe defeats Montcalm on Plains of Abraham; Canada becomes English in the year 1759.  

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

Sep 14   On this day in history 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 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   In the year 1759 cornelis Pronk, portrait painter/cartoonist, dies at 67  

Oct 12   Frantisek Vaclav Tomes, composer in the year 1759.  

Oct 13   Ecco Epkema, Dutch linguist (Frisian, old-Frisian) on this day in history.  

Oct 25   Baron Grenville, (Whig) British PM (1806-07) in the year 1759.  

Oct 26   Georges Danton, France, revolutionary leader/min of Justice in the year 1759.  

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

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

Nov 20   On this day in history -22] Battle in Bay of Quiberon, British beat French  

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

Nov 21   In the year 1759 battle at Maxen: Prussian army surrenders to Austrians  

Nov 24   On this day in history destructive eruption of Vesuvius  

Nov 27   In the year 1759 franz Vinzenz Krommer, composer  

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

Jan 21   In the year 1759 birth of johan Valckenaer, Dutch politician/patriot  

Jan 25   On this day in history birth of robert Burns, Alloway Scotland, poet (Auld Lang Syne)  

Jan 31   Francois Devienne, composer was born in the year 1759.  

Feb 15   In the year 1759 birth of friedrich A Wolfius, [Wolf], German philological (Prolegomena)  

Feb 27   On this day in history birth of johann Carl Friedrich Rellstab, composer  

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   On this day in history 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   In the year 1759 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 on this day in history.  

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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