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Historical Events In 1759

Saturday, 18 January 2020

Jan 02   In Montreal, French Intendant Bigot cuts the bread ration in New France to half a pound per person per day on this day in history.  

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

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

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

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   On this day in history anne of Hannover, English princess, dies at 49  

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

Jan 16   In the year 1759 british Museum opens in London  

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

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

Jan 25   On this day in history 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   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   On this day in history friedrich A Wolfius, [Wolf], German philological (Prolegomena)  

Feb 27   Johann Carl Friedrich Rellstab, composer on this day in history.  

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

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   In the year 1759 johann Christian Friedrich Haeffner, composer  

Mar 13   In the year 1759 27th recorded perihelion passage of Halley's Comet  

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

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

Apr 13   French beat European Aliies in Battle of Bergen in the year 1759.  

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

Apr 20   Georg Friedrich Handel, buried in Westminster Abbey in the year 1759.  

Apr 27   On this day in history mary Wollstonecraft Godwin, England, writer/feminist (Female Reader)  

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   Maria Rosa Coccia, composer was born in the year 1759.  

Jan 05   Jacques Cathelineau, French royalist/army leader was born in the year 1759.  

Jan 17   Paul Cuffe, Mass, merchant/shipbuilder/black nationalist was born on this day in history.  

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

Jan 25   On this day in history birth of robert Burns, Alloway Scotland, poet (Auld Lang Syne)  

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 on this day in history.  

Famous Deaths In 1759

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 01   In the year 1759 death of jacques-Joachim Trotti, marquis de La Ch├ętardie, French adventurer (b. 1705)  

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

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