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Historical Events In 1759

Monday, 15 August 2022

Sep 13   British defeat French forces at the Battle of Quebec, Canada on this day in history.  

Sep 13   James Wolfe British general dies during the Battle of the Palins of Abraham outside Quebec city in the year 1759.  

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   Austrian troops occupy Dresden in the year 1759.  

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 in the year 1759.  

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   Hans D L earl Yorck von Wartenburg, Prussian fieldmarshal/gov-gen on this day in history.  

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

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   In the year 1759 earthquake in Safed Palestine kills hundred  

Nov 13   In the year 1759 timothy Olmstead, composer  

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

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

Nov 21   Battle at Maxen: Prussian army surrenders to Austrians in the year 1759.  

Nov 24   In the year 1759 destructive eruption of Vesuvius  

Nov 27   Franz Vinzenz Krommer, composer on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history birth of maria Rosa Coccia, composer  

Jan 05   Jacques Cathelineau, French royalist/army leader was born in the year 1759.  

Jan 17   Paul Cuffe, Mass, merchant/shipbuilder/black nationalist was born on this day in history.  

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

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   In the year 1759 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   On this day in history death of jacques-Joachim Trotti, marquis de La Ch├ętardie, French adventurer (b. 1705)  

Jan 03   On this day in history 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   Alexander von Papenhoven, Flemish religious sculptor, dies at 89 in the year 1759.  

Mar 11   John Forbes, British general (b. 1710) died on this day in history.  

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

Apr 14   Georg Friedrich Handel, organist/composer (Watermusic), dies at 74 in the year 1759.  

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