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)