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Historical Events In 1759

Monday, 18 March 2019

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   Maria Rosa Coccia, composer in the year 1759.  

Jan 05   On this day in history jacques Cathelineau, French royalist/army leader  

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

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

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  

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 in the year 1759.  

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

Jan 25   The birth of Robert Burns, Scotland's national poet in the year 1759.  

Jan 31   Francois Devienne, composer in the year 1759.  

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 in the year 1759.  

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

Feb 15   In the year 1759 friedrich A Wolfius, [Wolf], German philological (Prolegomena)  

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   Pope Clement XIII grants permission for the Bible to be translated into the languages of the Roman Catholic states in the year 1759.  

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   On this day in history british troops chase French out of Masulipatam India  

Apr 08   Francois de La Croix, composer, dies at 76 in the year 1759.  

Apr 13   On this day in history 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   Georg Friedrich Handel, organist/composer (Watermusic), dies at 74 in the year 1759.  

Apr 18   Jacques-Christian-Michel Widerkehr, composer on this day in history.  

Apr 20   Georg Friedrich Handel, buried in Westminster Abbey on this day in history.  

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   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 in the year 1759.  

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 on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history 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 in the year 1759.  

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 in the year 1759.  

Jan 12   In the year 1759 anne of Hannover, English princess, dies at 49  

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

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