Historical Events For 1759
Thursday, 23 March 2017
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 On this day in history marquis & Marquess of Tavora, Portugese nobles, executed
Jan 04 In the year 1759 maria Rosa Coccia, composer
Jan 05 Jacques Cathelineau, French royalist/army leader on this day in history.
Jan 05 Thomas-Philippe et de Boussu, S Neth cardinal, dies at 79 in the year 1759.
Jan 06 On this day in history george Washington marries Martha Dandridge Curtis
Jan 11 1st American life insurance company incorporated, Philadelphia in the year 1759.
Jan 11 On this day in history first American life insurance company incorporated, Philadelphia
Jan 12 Anne of Hannover, English princess, dies at 49 on this day in history.
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 Paul Cuffe, Mass, merchant/shipbuilder/black nationalist in the year 1759.
Jan 21 In the year 1759 johan Valckenaer, Dutch politician/patriot
Jan 25 In the year 1759 robert Burns, Alloway Scotland, poet (Auld Lang Syne)
Jan 25 In the year 1759 the birth of Robert Burns, Scotland's national poet
Jan 31 In the year 1759 francois Devienne, composer
Feb 13 In the year 1759 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 Johann Carl Friedrich Rellstab, composer on this day in history.
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 in the year 1759.
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 French beat European Aliies in Battle of Bergen in the year 1759.
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 In the year 1759 british fleet occupies Guadeloupe, West-Indies, on France