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Historical Events In 1759

Wednesday, 21 April 2021

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

Jan 03   Marquis & Marquess of Tavora, Portugese nobles, executed in the year 1759.  

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   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 in the year 1759.  

Jan 12   Anne of Hannover, English princess, dies at 49 in the year 1759.  

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

Jan 16   On this day in history british Museum opens in London  

Jan 17   On this day in history paul Cuffe, Mass, merchant/shipbuilder/black nationalist  

Jan 21   Johan Valckenaer, Dutch politician/patriot on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

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

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   Alexander von Papenhoven, Flemish religious sculptor, dies at 89 in the year 1759.  

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

Feb 27   In the year 1759 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 in the year 1759.  

Apr 08   British troops chase French out of Masulipatam India on this day in history.  

Apr 08   Francois de La Croix, composer, dies at 76 on this day in history.  

Apr 13   In the year 1759 french beat European Aliies in Battle of Bergen  

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 on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1759 mary Wollstonecraft Godwin, England, writer/feminist (Female Reader)  

Apr 27   On this day in history the birth of Mary Godwin/Shelley, Author of the novel 'Frankenstein'  

May 01   British fleet occupies Guadeloupe, West-Indies, on France in the year 1759.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1759

Famous People Born In This Year In History

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

Jan 05   In the year 1759 birth of jacques Cathelineau, French royalist/army leader  

Jan 17   On this day in history birth of paul Cuffe, Mass, merchant/shipbuilder/black nationalist  

Jan 21   Johan Valckenaer, Dutch politician/patriot was born on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1759 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 in the year 1759.  

Jan 03   Marquis & Marquess of Tavora, Portugese nobles, executed died on this day in history.  

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

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

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