Historical Events Happened In 1759
Saturday, 23 July 2016
Jan 02 In the year 1759 in Montreal, French Intendant Bigot cuts the bread ration in New France to half a pound per person per day.
Jan 03 Marquis & Marquess of Tavora, Portugese nobles, executed on this day in history.
Jan 04 On this day in history maria Rosa Coccia, composer
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 in the year 1759.
Jan 06 George Washington marries Martha Dandridge Curtis on this day in history.
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 On this day in history anne of Hannover, English princess, dies at 49
Jan 15 In the year 1759 british Museum opens in Montague House, London
Jan 16 On this day in history british Museum opens in London
Jan 17 In the year 1759 paul Cuffe, Mass, merchant/shipbuilder/black nationalist
Jan 21 On this day in history johan Valckenaer, Dutch politician/patriot
Jan 25 Robert Burns, Alloway Scotland, poet (Auld Lang Syne) in the year 1759.
Jan 25 On this day in history the birth of Robert Burns, Scotland's national poet
Jan 31 Francois Devienne, composer on this day in history.
Feb 13 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 in the year 1759.
Feb 15 Alexander von Papenhoven, Flemish religious sculptor, dies at 89 in the year 1759.
Feb 15 Friedrich A Wolfius, [Wolf], German philological (Prolegomena) in the year 1759.
Feb 27 On this day in history johann Carl Friedrich Rellstab, composer
Feb 28 Pope Clement XIII allows Bible to be translated into various languages in the year 1759.
Feb 28 In the year 1759 pope Clement XIII grants permission for the Bible to be translated into the languages of the Roman Catholic states
Mar 02 Johann Christian Friedrich Haeffner, composer on this day in history.
Mar 13 27th recorded perihelion passage of Halley's Comet on this day in history.
Apr 08 In the year 1759 british troops chase French out of Masulipatam India
Apr 08 In the year 1759 francois de La Croix, composer, dies at 76
Apr 13 French beat European Aliies in Battle of Bergen on this day in history.
Apr 13 In the year 1759 french beat European Allies in Battle of Bergen
Apr 14 In the year 1759 georg Friedrich Handel, organist/composer (Watermusic), dies at 74
Apr 18 In the year 1759 jacques-Christian-Michel Widerkehr, composer
Apr 20 On this day in history georg Friedrich Handel, buried in Westminster Abbey
Apr 27 On this day in history mary Wollstonecraft Godwin, England, writer/feminist (Female Reader)
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 on this day in history.