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Historical Events In 1759

Tuesday, 17 September 2019

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

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 on this day in history.  

Sep 14   Austrian troops occupy Dresden in the year 1759.  

Sep 14   Louis Joseph Montcalm, French general (Plains of Abraham), dies at 47 in the year 1759.  

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   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 in the year 1759.  

Sep 28   On this day in history cornelis Pronk, portrait painter/cartoonist, dies at 67  

Oct 12   Frantisek Vaclav Tomes, composer on this day in history.  

Oct 13   In the year 1759 ecco Epkema, Dutch linguist (Frisian, old-Frisian)  

Oct 25   In the year 1759 baron Grenville, (Whig) British PM (1806-07)  

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   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   Nikolaus Paul Zmeskall, composer in the year 1759.  

Nov 21   On this day in history battle at Maxen: Prussian army surrenders to Austrians  

Nov 24   On this day in history 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   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   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   In the year 1759 birth of robert Burns, Alloway Scotland, poet (Auld Lang Syne)  

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

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   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   Thomas-Philippe et de Boussu, S Neth cardinal, dies at 79 in the year 1759.  

Jan 12   Anne of Hannover, English princess, dies at 49 in the year 1759.  

Feb 15   Alexander von Papenhoven, Flemish religious sculptor, dies at 89 on this day in history.  

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

Apr 08   Francois de La Croix, composer, dies at 76 in the year 1759.  

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

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