Historical Events For 1739
Tuesday, 21 February 2017
Jan 01 J B C Bouvet de Lozier discovers Bouvet Island, near Antarctica on this day in history.
Jan 04 Henrik C Cras, Dutch lawyer (Laudatio Hugonis Grotii) on this day in history.
Jan 14 On this day in history england & Spain signs 2nd Convention of Pardo
Feb 07 Joseph Pouteau, composer on this day in history.
Feb 24 In the year 1739 battle of Karnal: The army of Iranian ruler Nadir Shah defeats the forces of the Mughal emperor of India, Muhammad Shah.
Mar 16 In the year 1739 george Clymer, US merchant (signed Decl of Ind, Constitution)
Mar 20 In the year 1739 eligio Celestino, composer
Mar 20 On this day in history nadir Shah occupies Delhi in India and sacks the city, stealing the jewels of the Peacock Throne.
Apr 05 In the year 1739 french emperor Karel VI sign secret treaty
Apr 10 Dick Turpin executed in England for horse stealing in the year 1739.
Apr 19 In the year 1739 nicholas Saunderson, mathematician, dies
Apr 21 Spain & Naples-Austria sign peace accord in the year 1739.
May 06 Bernardus Smijtegelt, vicar (Gekrookte Reed), dies at 63 in the year 1739.
May 12 In the year 1739 jan Krtitel Vanhal, composer
Jul 06 In the year 1739 freidrich Wilhelm Rust, composer
Jul 22 Turks defeats Holy Roman Emp at Crocyka Yugoslavia & threaten Belgrade in the year 1739.
Jul 24 Benedetto Marcello, composer, dies on 53rd birthday on this day in history.
Jul 25 In the year 1739 johannes van der Hagen, vicar/genealogy/chronologist, dies at 73
Jul 26 George Clinton, NY, (D-R) 4th VP (1805-12) in the year 1739.
Jul 29 Johannes Ritschel, composer on this day in history.
Jul 30 Caspar Wistar begins glass manufacturing in Allowaystown, NJ on this day in history.
Aug 27 In the year 1739 michel Delalande, composer
Sep 01 In the year 1739 35 Jews sentenced to life in prison in Lisbon Portugal
Sep 03 George Lillo, English dramatist (Fatal Curiosity), dies at 46 in the year 1739.
Sep 07 Joseph Legros, composer in the year 1739.
Sep 09 Slave revolt in Stono SC led by Jemmy (25 whites killed) on this day in history.
Sep 12 Reinhard Keiser, Germ conductor/composer (Markus-Passion), dies at 65 in the year 1739.
Sep 13 Giuseppe Sigismondo, composer in the year 1739.
Sep 18 Treaty of Belgrade-Austria cedes Belgrade to Turks on this day in history.
Sep 18 Turkey & Austria sign peace treaty-Austria cedes Belgrade to Turks on this day in history.
Sep 23 Russia & Turkey sign Peace of Belgrade on this day in history.
Sep 24 On this day in history grigorij A Potemkin, Monarch of Tauris/friend of Catherine II
Oct 03 The Treaty of Nissa is signed by the Ottoman Empire and Russia at the end of the Russian-Turkish War, 1736-1739 on this day in history.
Oct 19 In the year 1739 england declares war on Spain [OS=Oct 30]