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Historical Events For 1759

Wednesday, 22 February 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   Marquis & Marquess of Tavora, Portugese nobles, executed in the year 1759.  

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

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 on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1759 anne of Hannover, English princess, dies at 49  

Jan 15   British Museum opens in Montague House, London in the year 1759.  

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Jan 16   On this day in history british Museum opens in London  

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

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

Jan 25   Robert Burns, Alloway Scotland, poet (Auld Lang Syne) in the year 1759.  

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

Feb 15   In the year 1759 friedrich A Wolfius, [Wolf], German philological (Prolegomena)  

Feb 27   On this day in history johann Carl Friedrich Rellstab, composer  

Feb 28   On this day in history pope Clement XIII allows Bible to be translated into various languages  

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   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   On this day in history british troops chase French out of Masulipatam India  

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

Apr 13   In the year 1759 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   In the year 1759 georg Friedrich Handel, organist/composer (Watermusic), dies at 74  

Apr 18   On this day in history jacques-Christian-Michel Widerkehr, composer  

Apr 20   Georg Friedrich Handel, buried in Westminster Abbey on this day in history.  

Apr 27   In the year 1759 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 on this day in history.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1759

Famous People Born In This Year In History

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

Jan 05   On this day in history birth of jacques Cathelineau, French royalist/army leader  

Jan 17   On this day in history birth of paul Cuffe, Mass, merchant/shipbuilder/black nationalist  

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

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

Feb 27   On this day in history birth of johann Carl Friedrich Rellstab, composer  

Famous Deaths In 1759

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 01   On this day in history death of jacques-Joachim Trotti, marquis de La Chétardie, French adventurer (b. 1705)  

Jan 03   On this day in history death of marquis & Marquess of Tavora, Portugese nobles, executed  

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

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

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

Mar 11   In the year 1759 death of john Forbes, British general (b. 1710)  

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

Apr 14   On this day in history georg Friedrich Handel, organist/composer (Watermusic), dies at 74  

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