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Historical Events Happened In 1759

Wednesday, 10 February 2016

Jan 02   In Montreal, French Intendant Bigot cuts the bread ration in New France to half a pound per person per day on this day in history.  

Jan 03   Marquis & Marquess of Tavora, Portugese nobles, executed on this day in history.  

Jan 04   Maria Rosa Coccia, composer in the year 1759.  

Jan 05   In the year 1759 jacques Cathelineau, French royalist/army leader  

Jan 05   Thomas-Philippe et de Boussu, S Neth cardinal, dies at 79 on this day in history.  

Jan 06   In the year 1759 george Washington marries Martha Dandridge Curtis  

Jan 11   On this day in history 1st American life insurance company incorporated, Philadelphia  

Jan 11   On this day in history first American life insurance company incorporated, Philadelphia  

Jan 12   In the year 1759 anne of Hannover, English princess, dies at 49  

Jan 15   British Museum opens in Montague House, London in the year 1759.  

Jan 16   On this day in history british Museum opens in London  

Jan 17   Paul Cuffe, Mass, merchant/shipbuilder/black nationalist on this day in history.  

Jan 21   Johan Valckenaer, Dutch politician/patriot on this day in history.  

Jan 25   Robert Burns, Alloway Scotland, poet (Auld Lang Syne) in the year 1759.  

Jan 25   The birth of Robert Burns, Scotland's national poet on this day in history.  

Jan 31   In the year 1759 francois Devienne, composer  

Feb 13   On this day in history in Halifax Nova Scotia the first use of secret ballot in Canada in Nova Scotia Assembly; first legislature in British territory to permit secret voting  

Feb 15   On this day in history alexander von Papenhoven, Flemish religious sculptor, dies at 89  

Feb 15   In the year 1759 friedrich A Wolfius, [Wolf], German philological (Prolegomena)  

Feb 27   On this day in history johann Carl Friedrich Rellstab, composer  

Feb 28   In the year 1759 pope Clement XIII allows Bible to be translated into various languages  

Feb 28   Pope Clement XIII grants permission for the Bible to be translated into the languages of the Roman Catholic states on this day in history.  

Mar 02   On this day in history johann Christian Friedrich Haeffner, composer  

Mar 13   On this day in history 27th recorded perihelion passage of Halley's Comet  

Apr 08   British troops chase French out of Masulipatam India in the year 1759.  

Apr 08   Francois de La Croix, composer, dies at 76 in the year 1759.  

Apr 13   On this day in history french beat European Aliies in Battle of Bergen  

Apr 13   French beat European Allies in Battle of Bergen on this day in history.  

Apr 14   Georg Friedrich Handel, organist/composer (Watermusic), dies at 74 in the year 1759.  

Apr 18   Jacques-Christian-Michel Widerkehr, composer in the year 1759.  

Apr 20   On this day in history georg Friedrich Handel, buried in Westminster Abbey  

Apr 27   Mary Wollstonecraft Godwin, England, writer/feminist (Female Reader) on this day in history.  

Apr 27   The birth of Mary Godwin/Shelley, Author of the novel 'Frankenstein' on this day in history.  

May 01   British fleet occupies Guadeloupe, West-Indies, on France in the year 1759.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1759

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 04   In the year 1759 birth of maria Rosa Coccia, composer  

Jan 05   Jacques Cathelineau, French royalist/army leader was born on this day in history.  

Jan 17   Paul Cuffe, Mass, merchant/shipbuilder/black nationalist was born on this day in history.  

Jan 21   On this day in history birth of johan Valckenaer, Dutch politician/patriot  

Jan 25   Robert Burns, Alloway Scotland, poet (Auld Lang Syne) was born in the year 1759.  

Jan 31   In the year 1759 birth of francois Devienne, composer  

Feb 15   Friedrich A Wolfius, [Wolf], German philological (Prolegomena) was born in the year 1759.  

Feb 27   Johann Carl Friedrich Rellstab, composer was born in the year 1759.  

Famous Deaths In 1759

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 01   Jacques-Joachim Trotti, marquis de La Chétardie, French adventurer (b. 1705) died on this day in history.  

Jan 03   Marquis & Marquess of Tavora, Portugese nobles, executed died in the year 1759.  

Jan 05   Thomas-Philippe et de Boussu, S Neth cardinal, dies at 79 on this day in history.  

Jan 12   On this day in history anne of Hannover, English princess, dies at 49  

Feb 15   In the year 1759 alexander von Papenhoven, Flemish religious sculptor, dies at 89  

Mar 11   John Forbes, British general (b. 1710) died in the year 1759.  

Apr 08   Francois de La Croix, composer, dies at 76 on this day in history.  

Apr 14   On this day in history georg Friedrich Handel, organist/composer (Watermusic), dies at 74  

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