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1759 Calendar

1759 Calendar

January
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
 123456
78910111213
14151617181920
21222324252627
28293031   
February
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
    123
45678910
11121314151617
18192021222324
25262728   
March
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
    123
45678910
11121314151617
18192021222324
25262728293031
April
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
1234567
891011121314
15161718192021
22232425262728
2930     
May
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
  12345
6789101112
13141516171819
20212223242526
2728293031  
June
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
     12
3456789
10111213141516
17181920212223
24252627282930
July
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
1234567
891011121314
15161718192021
22232425262728
293031    
August
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
   1234
567891011
12131415161718
19202122232425
262728293031 
September
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
      1
2345678
9101112131415
16171819202122
23242526272829
30      
October
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
 123456
78910111213
14151617181920
21222324252627
28293031   
November
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
    123
45678910
11121314151617
18192021222324
252627282930 
December
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
      1
2345678
9101112131415
16171819202122
23242526272829
3031     

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1759 Historical Event(s)

  •  January 5, 1759 – George Washington marries Martha Dandridge Custis.
  •  January 15, 1759 – The British Museum opens.
  •  May 1, 1759 – Josiah Wedgwood founds the Wedgwood pottery company in Great Britain.
  •  June 27, 1759 – General James Wolfe begins the siege of Quebec.
  •  August 1, 1759 – Seven Years’ War: The Battle of Minden, an allied Anglo-German army victory over the French. In Britain this was one of a number of events that constituted the Annus Mirabilis of 1759 and is celebrated as Minden Day by certain British Army regiments.
  •  August 19, 1759 – Battle of Lagos Naval battle during the Seven Year’s War between Britain and France.
  •  September 13, 1759 – Battle of the Plains of Abraham: British defeat French near Quebec City in the Seven Years’ War, known in the United States as the French and Indian War.
  •  September 18, 1759 – The British capture Quebec City.
  •  November 25, 1759 – An earthquake hits the Mediterranean destroying Beirut and Damascus and killing 30,000-40,000.
  •  December 31, 1759 – Arthur Guinness signs a 9,000 year lease at £45 per annum and starts brewing Guinness.

Who Were Born On 1759?

  •  February 15, 1759 – Friedrich August Wolf, German archaeologist (d. 1824)
  •  March 22, 1759 – Hedvig Elisabeth Charlotte of Holstein-Gottorp, Queen of Sweden and Norway (d. 1818)
  •  April 27, 1759 – Mary Wollstonecraft, English author and feminist (d. 1797)
  •  June 21, 1759 – Alexander J. Dallas, American statesman and financier (d. 1817)
  •  August 24, 1759 – William Wilberforce, English abolitionist (d. 1833)
  •  September 19, 1759 – William Kirby, English entomologist (d. 1850)
  •  September 23, 1759 – Clothilde of France, Queen of Piedmont-Sardinia (d. 1802)
  •  October 20, 1759 – Chauncey Goodrich, American politician (d. 1815)
  •  October 26, 1759 – Georges Jacques Danton, French Revolutionary leader (d. 1794)
  •  November 10, 1759 – Friedrich Schiller, German writer (d. 1805)