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Historical Events Happened In 1759

Sunday, 21 December 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   On this day in history marquis & Marquess of Tavora, Portugese nobles, executed  

Jan 04   Maria Rosa Coccia, composer in the year 1759.  

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

Jan 05   On this day in history thomas-Philippe et de Boussu, S Neth cardinal, dies at 79  

Jan 06   George Washington marries Martha Dandridge Curtis on this day in history.  

Jan 11   In the year 1759 1st American life insurance company incorporated, Philadelphia  

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   British Museum opens in Montague House, London on this day in history.  

Jan 16   British Museum opens in London in the year 1759.  

Jan 17   Paul Cuffe, Mass, merchant/shipbuilder/black nationalist in the year 1759.  

Jan 21   On this day in history johan Valckenaer, Dutch politician/patriot  

Jan 25   In the year 1759 robert Burns, Alloway Scotland, poet (Auld Lang Syne)  

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 on this day in history.  

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

Feb 15   Friedrich A Wolfius, [Wolf], German philological (Prolegomena) on this day in history.  

Feb 27   Johann Carl Friedrich Rellstab, composer on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1759 johann Christian Friedrich Haeffner, composer  

Mar 13   27th recorded perihelion passage of Halley's Comet in the year 1759.  

Apr 08   In the year 1759 british troops chase French out of Masulipatam India  

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   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   On this day in history mary Wollstonecraft Godwin, England, writer/feminist (Female Reader)  

Apr 27   On this day in history the birth of Mary Godwin/Shelley, Author of the novel 'Frankenstein'  

May 01   British fleet occupies Guadeloupe, West-Indies, on France on this day in history.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1759

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 04   Maria Rosa Coccia, composer was born in the year 1759.  

Jan 05   Jacques Cathelineau, French royalist/army leader was born on this day in history.  

Jan 17   In the year 1759 birth of paul Cuffe, Mass, merchant/shipbuilder/black nationalist  

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   In the year 1759 birth of francois Devienne, composer  

Feb 15   Friedrich A Wolfius, [Wolf], German philological (Prolegomena) was born on this day in history.  

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

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   Marquis & Marquess of Tavora, Portugese nobles, executed died on this day in history.  

Jan 05   Thomas-Philippe et de Boussu, S Neth cardinal, dies at 79 on this day in history.  

Jan 12   Anne of Hannover, English princess, dies at 49 in the year 1759.  

Feb 15   In the year 1759 alexander von Papenhoven, Flemish religious sculptor, dies at 89  

Mar 11   John Forbes, British general (b. 1710) died in the year 1759.  

Apr 08   Francois de La Croix, composer, dies at 76 in the year 1759.  

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