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Historical Events In 1759

Saturday, 21 September 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   In the year 1759 marquis & Marquess of Tavora, Portugese nobles, executed  

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

Jan 05   Jacques Cathelineau, French royalist/army leader on this day in history.  

Jan 05   Thomas-Philippe et de Boussu, S Neth cardinal, dies at 79 in the year 1759.  

Jan 06   On this day in history george Washington marries Martha Dandridge Curtis  

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

Jan 11   In the year 1759 first American life insurance company incorporated, Philadelphia  

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   On this day in history paul Cuffe, Mass, merchant/shipbuilder/black nationalist  

Jan 21   On this day in history johan Valckenaer, Dutch politician/patriot  

Jan 25   Robert Burns, Alloway Scotland, poet (Auld Lang Syne) on this day in history.  

Jan 25   In the year 1759 the birth of Robert Burns, Scotland's national poet  

Jan 31   In the year 1759 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   On this day in history alexander von Papenhoven, Flemish religious sculptor, dies at 89  

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

Feb 27   On this day in history 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   On this day in history johann Christian Friedrich Haeffner, composer  

Mar 13   On this day in history 27th recorded perihelion passage of Halley's Comet  

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

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

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 in the year 1759.  

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   On this day in history 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   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   Maria Rosa Coccia, composer was born in the year 1759.  

Jan 05   Jacques Cathelineau, French royalist/army leader was born on this day in history.  

Jan 17   In the year 1759 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 in the year 1759.  

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

Feb 15   In the year 1759 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   On this day in history death of marquis & Marquess of Tavora, Portugese nobles, executed  

Jan 05   Thomas-Philippe et de Boussu, S Neth cardinal, dies at 79 on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1759.  

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

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

Apr 14   In the year 1759 georg Friedrich Handel, organist/composer (Watermusic), dies at 74  

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