Historical Events Happened In 1759
Friday, 28 November 2014
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 In the year 1759 maria Rosa Coccia, composer
Jan 05 In the year 1759 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 On this day in history george Washington marries Martha Dandridge Curtis
Jan 11 1st American life insurance company incorporated, Philadelphia on this day in history.
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 In the year 1759 british Museum opens in Montague House, London
Jan 16 British Museum opens in London in the year 1759.
Jan 17 In the year 1759 paul Cuffe, Mass, merchant/shipbuilder/black nationalist
Jan 21 In the year 1759 johan Valckenaer, Dutch politician/patriot
Jan 25 On this day in history 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 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 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 Pope Clement XIII grants permission for the Bible to be translated into the languages of the Roman Catholic states in the year 1759.
Mar 02 On this day in history 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 on this day in history.
Apr 08 Francois de La Croix, composer, dies at 76 in the year 1759.
Apr 13 In the year 1759 french beat European Aliies in Battle of Bergen
Apr 13 In the year 1759 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 Jacques-Christian-Michel Widerkehr, composer in the year 1759.
Apr 20 On this day in history georg Friedrich Handel, buried in Westminster Abbey
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 in the year 1759.