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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  

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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   In the year 1759 birth of jacques Cathelineau, French royalist/army leader  

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

Jan 21   In the year 1759 birth of johan Valckenaer, Dutch politician/patriot  

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

Jan 31   In the year 1759 birth of francois Devienne, composer  

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 in the year 1759.  

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 on this day in history.  

Jan 05   On this day in history thomas-Philippe et de Boussu, S Neth cardinal, dies at 79  

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 on this day in history.  

Mar 11   On this day in history death of john Forbes, British general (b. 1710)  

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

Apr 14   Georg Friedrich Handel, organist/composer (Watermusic), dies at 74 on this day in history.  

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