Historical Events Happened In 1759
Thursday, 29 January 2015
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 In the year 1759 marquis & Marquess of Tavora, Portugese nobles, executed
Jan 04 Maria Rosa Coccia, composer on this day in history.
Jan 05 On this day in history jacques Cathelineau, French royalist/army leader
Jan 05 In the year 1759 thomas-Philippe et de Boussu, S Neth cardinal, dies at 79
Jan 06 George Washington marries Martha Dandridge Curtis in the year 1759.
Jan 11 1st American life insurance company incorporated, Philadelphia on this day in history.
Jan 11 In the year 1759 first American life insurance company incorporated, Philadelphia
Jan 12 In the year 1759 anne of Hannover, English princess, dies at 49
Jan 15 On this day in history british Museum opens in Montague House, London
Jan 16 British Museum opens in London on this day in history.
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 In the year 1759 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 On this day in history francois Devienne, composer
Feb 13 On this day in history 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 in the year 1759.
Feb 15 Friedrich A Wolfius, [Wolf], German philological (Prolegomena) in the year 1759.
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 Pope Clement XIII grants permission for the Bible to be translated into the languages of the Roman Catholic states on this day in history.
Mar 02 On this day in history johann Christian Friedrich Haeffner, composer
Mar 13 In the year 1759 27th recorded perihelion passage of Halley's Comet
Apr 08 In the year 1759 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 French beat European Allies in Battle of Bergen in the year 1759.
Apr 14 Georg Friedrich Handel, organist/composer (Watermusic), dies at 74 in the year 1759.
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 Mary Wollstonecraft Godwin, England, writer/feminist (Female Reader) in the year 1759.
Apr 27 On this day in history the birth of Mary Godwin/Shelley, Author of the novel 'Frankenstein'
May 01 In the year 1759 british fleet occupies Guadeloupe, West-Indies, on France