On This Day

What Happened on July 25, 1759

Historical Events

  • British capture Fort Niagara from French (7 Years' War)

Famous Deaths

  • Johann Christoph Altnikol, German organist, bass singer, composer, and J.S. Bach's son-in-law and copyist, dies at 39
  • Theodoor Verhaegen, Flemish sculptor, dies at 59
1759 Highlights

About July 25, 1759

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 262 years and 2 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Leo