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1759
This article is about the year 1759. 1759 (MDCCLIX) was a common year starting on Monday (dominical letter G) of the Gregorian calendar and a common
Mar 4th 2017



Invasion of Guadeloupe (1759)
British expedition against Guadeloupe was a military action from January to May 1759, as part of the Seven Years' War. A large British force had arrived in
Jul 30th 2016



Invasion of Martinique (1759)
expedition was successful at Guadeloupe, which surrendered to them in May 1759. In 1762 a British force captured Martinique. Great Britain in the Seven
Feb 4th 2017



Near East earthquakes of 1759
The Near East earthquakes of 1759 was a series of devastating earthquakes that shook a large portion of the Levant in October and November of that year
Feb 4th 2017



Thomson Mason (1759–1820)
For other people called Thomson Mason, see Thomson Mason (disambiguation). Thomson Mason (4 March 1759 – 11 March 1820) was a prominent entrepreneur, planter
Nov 26th 2016



Battle of Ticonderoga (1759)
manuscript map for the British plan of attack "proposed to be put in Execution as near as the circumstances and ground will admit of", dated May 29, 1759
Apr 25th 2017



HMS Modeste (1759)
Pomet, and was launched on 12 February 1759. Work on her was completed by May 1759, and she joined Admiral Jean-Francois de La Clue-Sabran's fleet in the
Jan 22nd 2017



Konstancja Czartoryska (1700–1759)
For other people with the name of Konstancja Czartoryska, see Konstancja Czartoryska (disambiguation). Princess Konstancja Czartoryska (ca. 1696 or
Apr 17th 2016



Annus Mirabilis of 1759
For other years considered to be Anni Mirabiles, see Annus mirabilis. The "Annus Mirabilis of 1759" is a term used to describe a string of notable British
Feb 16th 2017



1759 in Great Britain
Events from the year 1759 in Great Britain. The year was dubbed an Annus Mirabilis due to a succession of military victories in the Seven Years' War against
Feb 9th 2017



Burmese–Siamese War (1759–60)
Burmese The BurmeseSiamese War (1759–1760) (Burmese: ယိုးဒယား-မြန်မာစစ် (၁၇၅၉–၁၇၆၀); Thai: สงครามพม่า-สยาม (พ.ศ. 2302–2303)) was the first military conflict between
Aug 27th 2016



Great Stockholm Fire of 1759
The Great Stockholm Fire of 1759 was the city’s greatest fire since 1686. It raged in the Eastern Sodermalm on Thursday July 19 and over the following
Feb 1st 2017



1759 in Norway
Events in the year 1759 in Norway. 2 July - Niels Andreas Vibe, military officer (died 1814). 26 October - Haagen Mathiesen, timber merchant (died
Feb 12th 2017



1759 in Canada
Events from the year 1759 in Canada. Tuesday May 22 - British A British fleet approaches Quebec. Thursday June 28 - French fire ships, intended to burn the British
Feb 16th 2016



HMS Niger (1759)
For other ships with the same name, see NigerNiger HMS Niger and HMS Negro. NigerNiger HMS Niger was a 32-gun Niger-class fifth rate frigate of the Royal Navy. She was launched
Apr 6th 2017



Timeline of Quebec history (1663–1759)
This section of the Timeline of Quebec history concerns the events relating to the Quebec portion of New France between the establishment of the Sovereign
Feb 10th 2017



HMS St Florentine (1759)
St Florentine was a 60-gun coast guard vessel in service in support of the French Navy during the early days of the Seven Years' War, before being captured
Mar 28th 2017



1759 in art
Events from the year 1759 in art. Thomas Gainsborough and his family move to Bath, England. Giambettino CignaroliDeath of Cato Thomas Gainsborough
Oct 18th 2015



1759 in architecture
The year 1759 in architecture involved some significant architectural events and new buildings. Work begins on Harewood House in Yorkshire, England,
Oct 29th 2016



Battle of Lagos
with him fourteen sail of the line. Boscawen reached his station on 16 May 1759. At the beginning of July want of stores and water, together with the injury
Apr 26th 2017



HMS Supply (1759)
construction took approximately five months from the laying of the keel on 1 May 1759 to launch on 5 October. As built the vessel was also larger than designed
Mar 11th 2017



1759 in literature
This article presents lists of the literary events and publications in 1759. By January 15Voltaire's satirical novel Candide, ou l'Optimisme is published
Nov 28th 2016



G. D'Arcy Boulton
this name, see DArcy Boulton (disambiguation). George DArcy Boulton (May 20, 1759 – May 21, 1834) was a lawyer, judge and political figure in Upper Canada
Jan 3rd 2017



List of Acts of the Parliament of Great Britain, 1740–59
This is an incomplete list of Acts of the Parliament of Great Britain for the years 1740–1759. For Acts passed up until 1707 see List of Acts of the Parliament
Apr 24th 2017



HMS Carcass (1759)
For other ships with the same name, see HMS Carcass. HMS Carcass was an Infernal-class bomb vessel of the Royal Navy, later refitted as a survey vessel
Jan 22nd 2017



1759 in Wales
This article is about the particular significance of the year 1759 to Wales and its people. Prince of Wales - George (later George III) Princess of Wales
Oct 20th 2016



1759 in Scotland
Events from the year 1759 in Scotland. Further information: Politics of Scotland and Order of precedence in Scotland Monarch – George II Lord Advocate
Mar 14th 2017



Fort Crown Point
Fort Crown Point was a British fort built by the combined efforts of both British and provincial troops (from New York and the New England Colonies) in
Nov 24th 2016



HMS Milford (1759)
For other ships with the same name, see MilfordMilford HMS Milford. MilfordMilford HMS Milford was a 28-gun Coventry-class sixth-rate frigate of the Royal Navy. She was built at Milford
Apr 18th 2017



HMS Valeur (1759)
For other ships with the same name, see ValeurValeur HMS Valeur. ValeurValeur HMS Valeur was a 28-gun sixth-rate frigate of the Royal Navy, initially launched in 1754 as the Valeur
Jan 16th 2017



HMS Minerva (1759)
For other ships with the same name, see HMS Minerva. HMS Minerva was one of the four 32-gun Southampton-class fifth-rate frigates of the Royal Navy. She
Aug 18th 2016



James Fergusson, Lord Kilkerran
Fergusson Sir James Fergusson of Kilkerran, 2nd Baronet, Lord Kilkerran (1688–1759) was a Scottish judge. Fergusson was the eldest son of Sir John Fergusson, 1st
Dec 29th 2016



HMS Sandwich (1759)
For other ships with the same name, see HMS Sandwich. HMS Sandwich was a 90-gun second rate ship of the line of the Royal Navy, launched on 14 April 1759
Mar 24th 2017



Sir John Lowther, 1st Baronet, of Swillington
Sir John Lowther, 1st Baronet (1 April 1759 – 19 March 1844) of Swillington, Yorkshire was an English landowner and Member of Parliament. He was the second
May 14th 2016



Richard Ingoldsby (British Army officer, died 1759)
For other people named Richard Ingoldsby, see Richard Ingoldsby (disambiguation). Richard Ingoldsby was a brigadier-general of the British Army. He was
Nov 16th 2016



French ship Orient (1756)
the French East India Company, she was purchased for the French Navy in May 1759. In November of that year, she took part in the Battle of Quiberon Bay
Jan 16th 2017



HMS Valiant (1759)
For other ships with the same name, see HMS Valiant. HMS Valiant was a 74-gun third rate ship of the line of the Royal Navy, modelled on the captured French
Apr 2nd 2017



1750s
This section is transcluded from 1750. (edit | history) January – A fire in Istanbul destroys 10,000 homes. January 13 – The Treaty of Madrid between
Feb 24th 2017



Thomas Cooper (U.S. politician)
Thomas-Cooper Thomas Cooper (October 22, 1759 – May 11, 1839) was an Anglo-American economist, college president and political philosopher. Cooper was described by Thomas
Apr 8th 2017



George Villiers (1759–1827)
Villiers George Villiers (23 November 1759 – 21 March 1827), styled The-HonourableThe Honourable, was a British courtier and politician from the Villiers family. The youngest
Jul 15th 2016



Johan Ernst Mowinckel (born 1759)
Johan Ernst Mowinckel (23 May 1759 – 26 March 1816) was a Norwegian merchant and consul from Bergen, and one of the leading persons of the city. He was
May 5th 2016



1759 English cricket season
The 1759 cricket season was the 162nd in England since the earliest known definite reference to cricket in January 1597 (i.e., Old Style – 1598 New Style)
Apr 17th 2017



HMS Hero (1759)
For other ships with the same name, see HMS Hero. HMS Hero was a 74-gun third rate ship of the line of the Royal Navy, designed by Sir Thomas Slade and
Dec 31st 2016



HMS Arethusa (1759)
helped defend the site before departing, again forcing the blockade. On 18 May 1759, she was in transit from Rochefort to Brest, under the command of the Marquis
Jan 29th 2017



May 10 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
May 9 - Eastern Orthodox Church calendar - May 11 All fixed commemorations below celebrated on May 23 by Orthodox Churches on the Old Calendar. For May
Mar 23rd 2017



Battle of the Plains of Abraham
For other battles taking place near Quebec-CityQuebec City, see Battle of Quebec. The Battle of the Plains of Abraham, also known as the Battle of Quebec (Bataille
Apr 24th 2017



Pedro Manuel de Arandía Santisteban
the governor-general of the Philippines appointed from July 1754 to May 31, 1759. Arandia was a native of Ceuta with lineage from the families of Biscay
Jun 20th 2016



May 1
This article is about the date May 1. For the labor-related holiday, see International Workers' Day. For the traditional holiday, see May Day. Not to be
Apr 28th 2017



Neil McLean (judge)
For other people with the same name, see Neil McLean (disambiguation). Lt. Col. The Hon. Neil McLean (1759 – September 3, 1832) was a judge and political
Aug 25th 2016



Mays Lick, Kentucky
–1790) Gabriel May (1751–1813), married to Sallie Stokes (Susannah May Stokes, 1759–1815), niece of Ethan Allen (1738–1789), the hero of Ticonderoga and
Mar 25th 2017





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