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Historical Events In 1739

Tuesday, 21 January 2020

Jan 01   J B C Bouvet de Lozier discovers Bouvet Island, near Antarctica in the year 1739.  

Jan 04   Henrik C Cras, Dutch lawyer (Laudatio Hugonis Grotii) on this day in history.  

Jan 14   On this day in history england & Spain signs 2nd Convention of Pardo  

Feb 07   Joseph Pouteau, composer on this day in history.  

Feb 24   On this day in history battle of Karnal: The army of Iranian ruler Nadir Shah defeats the forces of the Mughal emperor of India, Muhammad Shah.  

Mar 16   In the year 1739 george Clymer, US merchant (signed Decl of Ind, Constitution)  

Mar 20   Eligio Celestino, composer on this day in history.  

Mar 20   Nadir Shah occupies Delhi in India and sacks the city, stealing the jewels of the Peacock Throne on this day in history.  

Apr 05   In the year 1739 french emperor Karel VI sign secret treaty  

Apr 10   Dick Turpin executed in England for horse stealing in the year 1739.  

Apr 19   On this day in history nicholas Saunderson, mathematician, dies  

Apr 21   Spain & Naples-Austria sign peace accord in the year 1739.  

May 06   On this day in history bernardus Smijtegelt, vicar (Gekrookte Reed), dies at 63  

May 12   Jan Krtitel Vanhal, composer on this day in history.  

Jul 06   In the year 1739 freidrich Wilhelm Rust, composer  

Jul 22   On this day in history turks defeats Holy Roman Emp at Crocyka Yugoslavia & threaten Belgrade  

Jul 24   Benedetto Marcello, composer, dies on 53rd birthday on this day in history.  

Jul 25   In the year 1739 johannes van der Hagen, vicar/genealogy/chronologist, dies at 73  

Jul 26   In the year 1739 george Clinton, NY, (D-R) 4th VP (1805-12)  

Jul 29   In the year 1739 johannes Ritschel, composer  

Jul 30   On this day in history caspar Wistar begins glass manufacturing in Allowaystown, NJ  

Aug 27   In the year 1739 michel Delalande, composer  

Sep 01   35 Jews sentenced to life in prison in Lisbon Portugal on this day in history.  

Sep 03   On this day in history george Lillo, English dramatist (Fatal Curiosity), dies at 46  

Sep 07   On this day in history joseph Legros, composer  

Sep 09   In the year 1739 slave revolt in Stono SC led by Jemmy (25 whites killed)  

Sep 12   Reinhard Keiser, Germ conductor/composer (Markus-Passion), dies at 65 on this day in history.  

Sep 13   In the year 1739 giuseppe Sigismondo, composer  

Sep 18   Treaty of Belgrade-Austria cedes Belgrade to Turks on this day in history.  

Sep 18   Turkey & Austria sign peace treaty-Austria cedes Belgrade to Turks on this day in history.  

Sep 23   In the year 1739 russia & Turkey sign Peace of Belgrade  

Sep 24   Grigorij A Potemkin, Monarch of Tauris/friend of Catherine II on this day in history.  

Oct 03   The Treaty of Nissa is signed by the Ottoman Empire and Russia at the end of the Russian-Turkish War, 1736-1739 on this day in history.  

Oct 19   On this day in history england declares war on Spain [OS=Oct 30]  

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Famous Birthdays In 1739

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 04   On this day in history birth of henrik C Cras, Dutch lawyer (Laudatio Hugonis Grotii)  

Jan 19   Joseph Bonomi the Elder, Italian architect (d. 1808) was born in the year 1739.  

Jan 25   On this day in history birth of charles François Dumouriez, French general (d. 1823)  

Feb 07   Joseph Pouteau, composer was born in the year 1739.  

Feb 15   Alexandre-Théodore Brongniart, French architect (d. 1813) was born on this day in history.  

Mar 05   Benjamin Ruggles Woodbridge, doctor, Massachusetts militia officer, member of the Massachusetts legislature (d. 1819) was born on this day in history.  

Mar 16   George Clymer, US merchant (signed Decl of Ind, Constitution) was born on this day in history.  

Mar 19   In the year 1739 birth of charles-François Lebrun, duc de Plaisance, Third Consul of France (d. 1824)  

Famous Deaths In 1739

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 20   Francesco Galli-Bibiena, Italian architect/designer (b. 1659) died in the year 1739.  

Apr 07   On this day in history death of dick Turpin, English highwayman (hanged) (b. 1706)  

Apr 19   On this day in history nicholas Saunderson, mathematician, dies  

May 06   Bernardus Smijtegelt, vicar (Gekrookte Reed), dies at 63 in the year 1739.  

Jul 24   On this day in history benedetto Marcello, composer, dies on 53rd birthday  

Jul 25   In the year 1739 johannes van der Hagen, vicar/genealogy/chronologist, dies at 73  

Sep 03   George Lillo, English dramatist (Fatal Curiosity), dies at 46 in the year 1739.  

Sep 08   Yuri Troubetzkoy, Governor of Belgorod (b. 1668) died in the year 1739.  

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