Historical Events In 1759
Sunday, 17 October 2021
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 In the year 1759 marquis & Marquess of Tavora, Portugese nobles, executed
Jan 04 In the year 1759 maria Rosa Coccia, composer
Jan 05 Jacques Cathelineau, French royalist/army leader on this day in history.
Jan 05 In the year 1759 thomas-Philippe et de Boussu, S Neth cardinal, dies at 79
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 First American life insurance company incorporated, Philadelphia on this day in history.
Jan 12 On this day in history anne of Hannover, English princess, dies at 49
Jan 15 British Museum opens in Montague House, London in the year 1759.
Jan 16 British Museum opens in London on this day in history.
Jan 17 In the year 1759 paul Cuffe, Mass, merchant/shipbuilder/black nationalist
Jan 21 In the year 1759 johan Valckenaer, Dutch politician/patriot
Jan 25 On this day in history robert Burns, Alloway Scotland, poet (Auld Lang Syne)
Jan 25 In the year 1759 the birth of Robert Burns, Scotland's national poet
Jan 31 Francois Devienne, composer on this day in history.
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 in the year 1759.
Feb 15 On this day in history friedrich A Wolfius, [Wolf], German philological (Prolegomena)
Feb 27 In the year 1759 johann Carl Friedrich Rellstab, composer
Feb 28 Pope Clement XIII allows Bible to be translated into various languages on this day in history.
Feb 28 Pope Clement XIII grants permission for the Bible to be translated into the languages of the Roman Catholic states on this day in history.
Mar 02 Johann Christian Friedrich Haeffner, composer on this day in history.
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 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 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 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 In the year 1759 mary Wollstonecraft Godwin, England, writer/feminist (Female Reader)
Apr 27 The birth of Mary Godwin/Shelley, Author of the novel 'Frankenstein' on this day in history.
May 01 On this day in history british fleet occupies Guadeloupe, West-Indies, on France