Historical Events In 1759
Wednesday, 04 August 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 Marquis & Marquess of Tavora, Portugese nobles, executed in the year 1759.
Jan 04 In the year 1759 maria Rosa Coccia, composer
Jan 05 In the year 1759 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 First American life insurance company incorporated, Philadelphia on this day in history.
Jan 12 Anne of Hannover, English princess, dies at 49 in the year 1759.
Jan 15 On this day in history british Museum opens in Montague House, London
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 in the year 1759.
Jan 25 On this day in history robert Burns, Alloway Scotland, poet (Auld Lang Syne)
Jan 25 On this day in history the birth of Robert Burns, Scotland's national poet
Jan 31 Francois Devienne, composer on this day in history.
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 In the year 1759 alexander von Papenhoven, Flemish religious sculptor, dies at 89
Feb 15 Friedrich A Wolfius, [Wolf], German philological (Prolegomena) on this day in history.
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 On this day in history 27th recorded perihelion passage of Halley's Comet
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 in the year 1759.
Apr 13 In the year 1759 french beat European Allies in Battle of Bergen
Apr 14 Georg Friedrich Handel, organist/composer (Watermusic), dies at 74 on this day in history.
Apr 18 Jacques-Christian-Michel Widerkehr, composer in the year 1759.
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 The birth of Mary Godwin/Shelley, Author of the novel 'Frankenstein' on this day in history.
May 01 British fleet occupies Guadeloupe, West-Indies, on France on this day in history.