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Historical Events In 1759

Wednesday, 13 November 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 on this day in history.  

Sep 13   Wolfe defeats Montcalm on Plains of Abraham; Canada becomes English in the year 1759.  

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   British capture Québec during the French & Indian War in the year 1759.  

Sep 18   In the year 1759 james Wolfe & the French commander Louis Montcalm, killed  

Sep 26   On this day in history hans D L earl Yorck von Wartenburg, Prussian fieldmarshal/gov-gen  

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

Oct 12   On this day in history frantisek Vaclav Tomes, composer  

Oct 13   On this day in history ecco Epkema, Dutch linguist (Frisian, old-Frisian)  

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   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   On this day in history nikolaus Paul Zmeskall, composer  

Nov 21   In the year 1759 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 in the year 1759.  

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 in the year 1759.  

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   Johan Valckenaer, Dutch politician/patriot was born in the year 1759.  

Jan 25   Robert Burns, Alloway Scotland, poet (Auld Lang Syne) was born on this day in history.  

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

Feb 15   In the year 1759 birth of friedrich A Wolfius, [Wolf], German philological (Prolegomena)  

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

Apr 14   In the year 1759 georg Friedrich Handel, organist/composer (Watermusic), dies at 74  

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