Historical Events In 1759
Thursday, 09 April 2020
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 In the year 1759 marquis & Marquess of Tavora, Portugese nobles, executed
Jan 04 Maria Rosa Coccia, composer in the year 1759.
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 In the year 1759 1st American life insurance company incorporated, Philadelphia
Jan 11 First American life insurance company incorporated, Philadelphia in the year 1759.
Jan 12 Anne of Hannover, English princess, dies at 49 on this day in history.
Jan 15 On this day in history 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 Johan Valckenaer, Dutch politician/patriot in the year 1759.
Jan 25 Robert Burns, Alloway Scotland, poet (Auld Lang Syne) on this day in history.
Jan 25 The birth of Robert Burns, Scotland's national poet on this day in history.
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 On this day in history alexander von Papenhoven, Flemish religious sculptor, dies at 89
Feb 15 In the year 1759 friedrich A Wolfius, [Wolf], German philological (Prolegomena)
Feb 27 Johann Carl Friedrich Rellstab, composer in the year 1759.
Feb 28 Pope Clement XIII allows Bible to be translated into various languages in the year 1759.
Feb 28 In the year 1759 pope Clement XIII grants permission for the Bible to be translated into the languages of the Roman Catholic states
Mar 02 On this day in history 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 Francois de La Croix, composer, dies at 76 in the year 1759.
Apr 13 In the year 1759 french beat European Aliies in Battle of Bergen
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 Jacques-Christian-Michel Widerkehr, composer on this day in history.
Apr 20 Georg Friedrich Handel, buried in Westminster Abbey on this day in history.
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' in the year 1759.
May 01 On this day in history british fleet occupies Guadeloupe, West-Indies, on France