On This Day

What Happened on September 13, 1759

Historical Events

  • British beat French forces at Plains of Abrahams (Quebec)

Famous Deaths


Person of interestJames Wolfe

James Wolfe, British Army officer who defeated the French in Canada and captured Quebec, dies in battle at 32

British Army Officer James Wolfe
British Army Officer
James Wolfe

1759 Highlights

About September 13, 1759

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 261 years, 2 months and 19 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Virgo