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Historical Events In 1759

Thursday, 18 August 2022

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

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

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

Jan 05   On this day in history 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   1st American life insurance company incorporated, Philadelphia on this day in history.  

Jan 11   On this day in history 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 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   In the year 1759 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 in the year 1759.  

Feb 13   In the year 1759 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   In the year 1759 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   Johann Carl Friedrich Rellstab, composer on this day in history.  

Feb 28   In the year 1759 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   27th recorded perihelion passage of Halley's Comet on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1759 french beat European Aliies in Battle of Bergen  

Apr 13   On this day in history french beat European Allies in Battle of Bergen  

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   Mary Wollstonecraft Godwin, England, writer/feminist (Female Reader) on this day in history.  

Apr 27   The birth of Mary Godwin/Shelley, Author of the novel 'Frankenstein' in the year 1759.  

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   On this day in history birth of maria Rosa Coccia, composer  

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   Johan Valckenaer, Dutch politician/patriot was born in the year 1759.  

Jan 25   In the year 1759 birth of robert Burns, Alloway Scotland, poet (Auld Lang Syne)  

Jan 31   On this day in history birth of francois Devienne, composer  

Feb 15   Friedrich A Wolfius, [Wolf], German philological (Prolegomena) was born in the year 1759.  

Feb 27   In the year 1759 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 on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

Jan 12   On this day in history anne of Hannover, English princess, dies at 49  

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

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 in the year 1759.  

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

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