Historical Events Happened In 1759
Tuesday, 07 July 2015
Jan 02 On this day in history in Montreal, French Intendant Bigot cuts the bread ration in New France to half a pound per person per day.
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 On this day in history jacques Cathelineau, French royalist/army leader
Jan 05 Thomas-Philippe et de Boussu, S Neth cardinal, dies at 79 on this day in history.
Jan 06 In the year 1759 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 On this day in history 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 On this day in history paul Cuffe, Mass, merchant/shipbuilder/black nationalist
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 On this day in history the birth of Robert Burns, Scotland's national poet
Jan 31 Francois Devienne, composer on this day in history.
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) on this day in history.
Feb 27 Johann Carl Friedrich Rellstab, composer on this day in history.
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 In the year 1759 johann Christian Friedrich Haeffner, composer
Mar 13 In the year 1759 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 French beat European Aliies in Battle of Bergen in the year 1759.
Apr 13 French beat European Allies in Battle of Bergen on this day in history.
Apr 14 Georg Friedrich Handel, organist/composer (Watermusic), dies at 74 on this day in history.
Apr 18 In the year 1759 jacques-Christian-Michel Widerkehr, composer
Apr 20 In the year 1759 georg Friedrich Handel, buried in Westminster Abbey
Apr 27 On this day in history 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.