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Historical Events In 1759

Friday, 07 August 2020

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 on this day in history.  

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

Jan 05   In the year 1759 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   George Washington marries Martha Dandridge Curtis in the year 1759.  

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

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 in the year 1759.  

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   The birth of Robert Burns, Scotland's national poet in the year 1759.  

Jan 31   On this day in history francois Devienne, composer  

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   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   Pope Clement XIII allows Bible to be translated into various languages in the year 1759.  

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 in the year 1759.  

Apr 08   British troops chase French out of Masulipatam India in the year 1759.  

Apr 08   On this day in history 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   On this day in history french beat European Allies in Battle of Bergen  

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

Apr 18   On this day in history jacques-Christian-Michel Widerkehr, composer  

Apr 20   In the year 1759 georg Friedrich Handel, buried in Westminster Abbey  

Apr 27   Mary Wollstonecraft Godwin, England, writer/feminist (Female Reader) in the year 1759.  

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

May 01   In the year 1759 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   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   On this day in history birth of paul Cuffe, Mass, merchant/shipbuilder/black nationalist  

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 on this day in history.  

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

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

Feb 27   Johann Carl Friedrich Rellstab, composer was born in the year 1759.  

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 Ch├ętardie, French adventurer (b. 1705)  

Jan 03   On this day in history death of marquis & Marquess of Tavora, Portugese nobles, executed  

Jan 05   On this day in history thomas-Philippe et de Boussu, S Neth cardinal, dies at 79  

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

Feb 15   Alexander von Papenhoven, Flemish religious sculptor, dies at 89 on this day in history.  

Mar 11   John Forbes, British general (b. 1710) died on this day in history.  

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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