Historical Events Happened In 1759
Friday, 19 September 2014
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 In the year 1759 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 On this day in history george Washington marries Martha Dandridge Curtis
Jan 11 In the year 1759 1st American life insurance company incorporated, Philadelphia
Jan 11 First American life insurance company incorporated, Philadelphia in the year 1759.
Jan 12 In the year 1759 anne of Hannover, English princess, dies at 49
Jan 15 British Museum opens in Montague House, London on this day in history.
Jan 16 In the year 1759 british Museum opens in London
Jan 17 Paul Cuffe, Mass, merchant/shipbuilder/black nationalist on this day in history.
Jan 21 On this day in history johan Valckenaer, Dutch politician/patriot
Jan 25 Robert Burns, Alloway Scotland, poet (Auld Lang Syne) on this day in history.
Jan 25 In the year 1759 the birth of Robert Burns, Scotland's national poet
Jan 31 On this day in history 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 Alexander von Papenhoven, Flemish religious sculptor, dies at 89 on this day in history.
Feb 15 Friedrich A Wolfius, [Wolf], German philological (Prolegomena) in the year 1759.
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 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 In the year 1759 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 In the year 1759 francois de La Croix, composer, dies at 76
Apr 13 In the year 1759 french beat European Aliies in Battle of Bergen
Apr 13 French beat European Allies in Battle of Bergen in the year 1759.
Apr 14 Georg Friedrich Handel, organist/composer (Watermusic), dies at 74 on this day in history.
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 In the year 1759 the birth of Mary Godwin/Shelley, Author of the novel 'Frankenstein'
May 01 British fleet occupies Guadeloupe, West-Indies, on France in the year 1759.