On This Day

November 1759 in History

Events in History

  • Nov 20 Battle of Quiberon Bay begins: British win crucial naval victory over the French, thwarting a planned French invasion of Britain
  • Nov 21 Battle at Maxen: Prussian army surrenders to Austrians

Deaths in History

  • Nov 29 Nicolaus I Bernoulli, Swiss mathematician (b. 1687)