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Historical Events In 1759

Sunday, 19 May 2019

Jan 02   In the year 1759 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 on this day in history.  

Jan 04   On this day in history 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 in the year 1759.  

Jan 06   George Washington marries Martha Dandridge Curtis on this day in history.  

Jan 11   On this day in history 1st American life insurance company incorporated, Philadelphia  

Jan 11   First American life insurance company incorporated, Philadelphia in the year 1759.  

Jan 12   Anne of Hannover, English princess, dies at 49 on this day in history.  

Jan 15   British Museum opens in Montague House, London on this day in history.  

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

Jan 17   Paul Cuffe, Mass, merchant/shipbuilder/black nationalist in the year 1759.  

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   On this day in history the birth of Robert Burns, Scotland's national poet  

Jan 31   Francois Devienne, composer in the year 1759.  

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 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 in the year 1759.  

Feb 28   On this day in history pope Clement XIII allows Bible to be translated into various languages  

Feb 28   In the year 1759 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   27th recorded perihelion passage of Halley's Comet on this day in history.  

Apr 08   In the year 1759 british troops chase French out of Masulipatam India  

Apr 08   In the year 1759 francois de La Croix, composer, dies at 76  

Apr 13   French beat European Aliies in Battle of Bergen on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1759 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' in the year 1759.  

May 01   On this day in history british fleet occupies Guadeloupe, West-Indies, on France  

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Famous Birthdays In 1759

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 04   On this day in history 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   Johan Valckenaer, Dutch politician/patriot was born in the year 1759.  

Jan 25   Robert Burns, Alloway Scotland, poet (Auld Lang Syne) was born in the year 1759.  

Jan 31   Francois Devienne, composer was born in the year 1759.  

Feb 15   On this day in history birth of friedrich A Wolfius, [Wolf], German philological (Prolegomena)  

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

Famous Deaths In 1759

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 01   Jacques-Joachim Trotti, marquis de La Ch├ętardie, French adventurer (b. 1705) died on this day in history.  

Jan 03   In the year 1759 death of marquis & Marquess of Tavora, Portugese nobles, executed  

Jan 05   In the year 1759 thomas-Philippe et de Boussu, S Neth cardinal, dies at 79  

Jan 12   Anne of Hannover, English princess, dies at 49 in the year 1759.  

Feb 15   Alexander von Papenhoven, Flemish religious sculptor, dies at 89 in the year 1759.  

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

Apr 08   In the year 1759 francois de La Croix, composer, dies at 76  

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

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