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Historical Events Happened In 1759

Saturday, 28 May 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 in the year 1759.  

Jan 04   On this day in history maria Rosa Coccia, composer  

Jan 05   Jacques Cathelineau, French royalist/army leader in the year 1759.  

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

Jan 11   First American life insurance company incorporated, Philadelphia in the year 1759.  

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   On this day in history paul Cuffe, Mass, merchant/shipbuilder/black nationalist  

Jan 21   Johan Valckenaer, Dutch politician/patriot in the year 1759.  

Jan 25   On this day in history robert Burns, Alloway Scotland, poet (Auld Lang Syne)  

Jan 25   The birth of Robert Burns, Scotland's national poet in the year 1759.  

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 on this day in history.  

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

Feb 15   On this day in history friedrich A Wolfius, [Wolf], German philological (Prolegomena)  

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

Feb 28   Pope Clement XIII allows Bible to be translated into various languages on this day in history.  

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   27th recorded perihelion passage of Halley's Comet in the year 1759.  

Apr 08   British troops chase French out of Masulipatam India on this day in history.  

Apr 08   On this day in history francois de La Croix, composer, dies at 76  

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

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

Apr 14   Georg Friedrich Handel, organist/composer (Watermusic), dies at 74 on this day in history.  

Apr 18   Jacques-Christian-Michel Widerkehr, composer on this day in history.  

Apr 20   Georg Friedrich Handel, buried in Westminster Abbey in the year 1759.  

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' in the year 1759.  

May 01   In the year 1759 british fleet occupies Guadeloupe, West-Indies, on France  

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Famous Birthdays In 1759

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 04   Maria Rosa Coccia, composer was born on this day in history.  

Jan 05   Jacques Cathelineau, French royalist/army leader was born in the year 1759.  

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   On this day in history birth of francois Devienne, composer  

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

Feb 27   In the year 1759 birth of johann Carl Friedrich Rellstab, composer  

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   On this day in history death of marquis & Marquess of Tavora, Portugese nobles, executed  

Jan 05   Thomas-Philippe et de Boussu, S Neth cardinal, dies at 79 in the year 1759.  

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

Feb 15   Alexander von Papenhoven, Flemish religious sculptor, dies at 89 in the year 1759.  

Mar 11   On this day in history death of john Forbes, British general (b. 1710)  

Apr 08   On this day in history francois de La Croix, composer, dies at 76  

Apr 14   In the year 1759 georg Friedrich Handel, organist/composer (Watermusic), dies at 74  

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