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Historical Events Happened In 1759

Wednesday, 16 April 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   On this day in history marquis & Marquess of Tavora, Portugese nobles, executed  

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

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   On this day in history 1st American life insurance company incorporated, Philadelphia  

Jan 11   On this day in history first American life insurance company incorporated, Philadelphia  

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

Jan 15   On this day in history british Museum opens in Montague House, London  

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   Johan Valckenaer, Dutch politician/patriot on this day in history.  

Jan 25   Robert Burns, Alloway Scotland, poet (Auld Lang Syne) on this day in history.  

Jan 25   The birth of Robert Burns, Scotland's national poet on this day in history.  

Jan 31   Francois Devienne, composer on this day in history.  

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

Feb 15   On this day in history 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   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   Johann Christian Friedrich Haeffner, composer on this day in history.  

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

Apr 13   On this day in history 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   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   On this day in history georg Friedrich Handel, buried in Westminster Abbey  

Apr 27   Mary Wollstonecraft Godwin, England, writer/feminist (Female Reader) on this day in history.  

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

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 on this day in history.  

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

Jan 17   On this day in history 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   On this day in history birth of robert Burns, Alloway Scotland, poet (Auld Lang Syne)  

Jan 31   On this day in history birth of francois Devienne, composer  

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

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   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 on this day in history.  

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

Mar 11   On this day in history death of john Forbes, British general (b. 1710)  

Apr 08   Francois de La Croix, composer, dies at 76 on this day in history.  

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