Historical Events In 1759
Friday, 19 July 2019
Jan 02 In Montreal, French Intendant Bigot cuts the bread ration in New France to half a pound per person per day in the year 1759.
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 In the year 1759 jacques Cathelineau, French royalist/army leader
Jan 05 In the year 1759 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 In the year 1759 first American life insurance company incorporated, Philadelphia
Jan 12 On this day in history anne of Hannover, English princess, dies at 49
Jan 15 In the year 1759 british Museum opens in Montague House, London
Jan 16 British Museum opens in London in the year 1759.
Jan 17 In the year 1759 paul Cuffe, Mass, merchant/shipbuilder/black nationalist
Jan 21 On this day in history 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 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 In the year 1759 friedrich A Wolfius, [Wolf], German philological (Prolegomena)
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 In the year 1759 27th recorded perihelion passage of Halley's Comet
Apr 08 In the year 1759 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 French beat European Allies in Battle of Bergen on this day in history.
Apr 14 On this day in history georg Friedrich Handel, organist/composer (Watermusic), dies at 74
Apr 18 Jacques-Christian-Michel Widerkehr, composer in the year 1759.
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 British fleet occupies Guadeloupe, West-Indies, on France in the year 1759.