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Historical Events In 1759

Tuesday, 21 May 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   James Wolfe, British general (Plains of Abraham), dies in battle at 32 on this day in history.  

Sep 13   In the year 1759 wolfe defeats Montcalm on Plains of Abraham; Canada becomes English  

Sep 14   In the year 1759 austrian troops occupy Dresden  

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 on this day in history.  

Sep 18   James Wolfe & the French commander Louis Montcalm, killed on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

Oct 12   In the year 1759 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) in the year 1759.  

Oct 26   In the year 1759 georges Danton, France, revolutionary leader/min of Justice  

Oct 31   In the year 1759 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 on this day in history.  

Nov 20   Nikolaus Paul Zmeskall, composer on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1759 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 on this day in history.  

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

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   Robert Burns, Alloway Scotland, poet (Auld Lang Syne) was born in the year 1759.  

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   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   Marquis & Marquess of Tavora, Portugese nobles, executed died on this day in history.  

Jan 05   On this day in history thomas-Philippe et de Boussu, S Neth cardinal, dies at 79  

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

Feb 15   On this day in history alexander von Papenhoven, Flemish religious sculptor, dies at 89  

Mar 11   On this day in history death of john Forbes, British general (b. 1710)  

Apr 08   Francois de La Croix, composer, dies at 76 on this day in history.  

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

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