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Historical Events Happened In 1759

Tuesday, 23 August 2016

Jan 02   In Montreal, French Intendant Bigot cuts the bread ration in New France to half a pound per person per day in the year 1759.  

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   Jacques Cathelineau, French royalist/army leader on this day in history.  

Jan 05   Thomas-Philippe et de Boussu, S Neth cardinal, dies at 79 in the year 1759.  

Jan 06   George Washington marries Martha Dandridge Curtis in the year 1759.  

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

Jan 11   First American life insurance company incorporated, Philadelphia on this day in history.  

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  

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

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 in the year 1759.  

Jan 31   In the year 1759 francois Devienne, composer  

Feb 13   In the year 1759 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   On this day in history friedrich A Wolfius, [Wolf], German philological (Prolegomena)  

Feb 27   In the year 1759 johann Carl Friedrich Rellstab, composer  

Feb 28   Pope Clement XIII allows Bible to be translated into various languages on this day in history.  

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   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   French beat European Allies in Battle of Bergen on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1759.  

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

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   In the year 1759 birth of maria Rosa Coccia, composer  

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

Jan 17   Paul Cuffe, Mass, merchant/shipbuilder/black nationalist was born on this day in history.  

Jan 21   In the year 1759 birth of johan Valckenaer, Dutch politician/patriot  

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

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

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 on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1759.  

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   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   Georg Friedrich Handel, organist/composer (Watermusic), dies at 74 in the year 1759.  

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