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Historical Events In 1759

Tuesday, 23 July 2019

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   In the year 1759 wolfe defeats Montcalm on Plains of Abraham; Canada becomes English  

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 in the year 1759.  

Sep 18   In the year 1759 british capture Québec during the French & Indian War  

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 on this day in history.  

Sep 28   In the year 1759 cornelis Pronk, portrait painter/cartoonist, dies at 67  

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

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   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   On this day in history timothy Olmstead, composer  

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   Battle at Maxen: Prussian army surrenders to Austrians on this day in history.  

Nov 24   Destructive eruption of Vesuvius on this day in history.  

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   Maria Rosa Coccia, composer was born on this day in history.  

Jan 05   On this day in history birth of jacques Cathelineau, French royalist/army leader  

Jan 17   On this day in history birth of paul Cuffe, Mass, merchant/shipbuilder/black nationalist  

Jan 21   On this day in history 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   Francois Devienne, composer was born on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1759.  

Jan 03   Marquis & Marquess of Tavora, Portugese nobles, executed died in the year 1759.  

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   On this day in history 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   On this day in history georg Friedrich Handel, organist/composer (Watermusic), dies at 74  

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