Historical Events Happened In 1759
Wednesday, 01 October 2014
Jan 02 In Montreal, French Intendant Bigot cuts the bread ration in New France to half a pound per person per day in the year 1759.
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 in the year 1759.
Jan 05 In the year 1759 thomas-Philippe et de Boussu, S Neth cardinal, dies at 79
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 First American life insurance company incorporated, Philadelphia on this day in history.
Jan 12 Anne of Hannover, English princess, dies at 49 on this day in history.
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 In the year 1759 johan Valckenaer, Dutch politician/patriot
Jan 25 Robert Burns, Alloway Scotland, poet (Auld Lang Syne) on this day in history.
Jan 25 On this day in history the birth of Robert Burns, Scotland's national poet
Jan 31 Francois Devienne, composer in the year 1759.
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 In the year 1759 alexander von Papenhoven, Flemish religious sculptor, dies at 89
Feb 15 Friedrich A Wolfius, [Wolf], German philological (Prolegomena) on this day in history.
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 On this day in history 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 In the year 1759 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 on this day in history.
Apr 14 Georg Friedrich Handel, organist/composer (Watermusic), dies at 74 in the year 1759.
Apr 18 In the year 1759 jacques-Christian-Michel Widerkehr, composer
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 In the year 1759 the birth of Mary Godwin/Shelley, Author of the novel 'Frankenstein'
May 01 On this day in history british fleet occupies Guadeloupe, West-Indies, on France