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Historical Events In 1759

Thursday, 20 February 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   On this day in history marquis & Marquess of Tavora, Portugese nobles, executed  

Jan 04   Maria Rosa Coccia, composer on this day in history.  

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

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   On this day in history 1st American life insurance company incorporated, Philadelphia  

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

Jan 12   Anne of Hannover, English princess, dies at 49 on this day in history.  

Jan 15   In the year 1759 british Museum opens in Montague House, London  

Jan 16   In the year 1759 british Museum opens in London  

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

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   The birth of Robert Burns, Scotland's national poet in the year 1759.  

Jan 31   Francois Devienne, composer in the year 1759.  

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   On this day in history johann Carl Friedrich Rellstab, composer  

Feb 28   Pope Clement XIII allows Bible to be translated into various languages in the year 1759.  

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   27th recorded perihelion passage of Halley's Comet on this day in history.  

Apr 08   In the year 1759 british troops chase French out of Masulipatam India  

Apr 08   In the year 1759 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   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   In the year 1759 jacques-Christian-Michel Widerkehr, composer  

Apr 20   In the year 1759 georg Friedrich Handel, buried in Westminster Abbey  

Apr 27   Mary Wollstonecraft Godwin, England, writer/feminist (Female Reader) on this day in history.  

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

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   In the year 1759 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 in the year 1759.  

Feb 15   Friedrich A Wolfius, [Wolf], German philological (Prolegomena) was born on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history death of jacques-Joachim Trotti, marquis de La Ch├ętardie, French adventurer (b. 1705)  

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

Jan 05   In the year 1759 thomas-Philippe et de Boussu, S Neth cardinal, dies at 79  

Jan 12   In the year 1759 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   In the year 1759 death of john Forbes, British general (b. 1710)  

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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