What Happened in 1759

  • Battle Of Fort Niagara

    The Battle of Fort Niagara was a siege late in the French and Indian War, the North American theatre of the Seven Years' War. The British siege of... Read more

  • Battle Of La Belle-Famille

    The Battle of La Belle-Famille occurred on July 24, 1759, during the French and Indian War. near the portage of the Niagara river, when a French... Read more

  • Battle of Ticonderoga

    The 1759 Battle of Ticonderoga was a tactically minor confrontation at Fort Carillon (now known as Fort Ticonderoga) on July 26 and 27, 1759,... Read more

  • Battle Of Beauport

    The Battle of Beauport, also known as the Battle of Montmorency, fought on 31 July 1759, was an important confrontation between the British and... Read more

  • Battle Of The Plains Of Abraham

    The Battle of the Plains of Abraham, also known as the Battle of Quebec, was a pivotal battle in the Seven Years' War (referred to as the French... Read more

  • Articles Of Capitulation Of Quebec Are Signed

    The Articles of Capitulation of Quebec were agreed upon between Jean-Baptiste-Nicolas-Roch de Ramezay, King's Lieutenant, Admiral Sir Charles... Read more

  • Arthur Guinness launches Guinness Brewing Company

    Arthur Guinness was the founder of the Guinness brewery business, an entrepreneur, visionary and philanthropist. Guinness laid the foundations for... Read more