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Born on Thursday March 8, 1759
Died on Thursday March 8, 1759

Source: Delpher (Koninklijke Bibliotheek Newspapers from March 8, 1759 at Delpher


Born on March 8

Died on March 8

Names that were popular for boys in 1759
  1. Jan
  2. Joannes
  3. Cornelis
  4. Pieter
  5. Hendrik
  6. Johannes
  7. Jacob
  8. Willem
  9. Petrus
  10. Gerrit
  11. Jacobus
  12. Jean
  13. Dirk
  14. Adrianus
  15. John
  16. Henricus
Names that were popular for girls in 1759
  1. Maria
  2. Anna
  3. Johanna
  4. Marie
  5. Elisabeth
  6. Joanna
  7. Cornelia
  8. Catharina
  9. Trijntje
  10. Aaltje
  11. Neeltje
  12. Adriana
  13. Grietje
  14. Jannetje
  15. Antje
  16. Elizabeth

Source: Wikipedia Historical events 1759
  • Erfstadhouder Prins Willem V (Willem Batavus) (Huis van Oranje-Nassau) was from 1751 till 1795 sovereign of the Netherlands (also known as Republiek der Zeven Verenigde Nederlanden)
  • Regentes Anna (Huis van Oranje-Nassau) was from 1751 till 1759 sovereign of the Netherlands (also known as Republiek der Zeven Verenigde Nederlanden)
  • January 11 » The first American life insurance company, the Corporation for Relief of Poor and Distressed Presbyterian Ministers and of the Poor and Distressed Widows and Children of the Presbyterian Ministers (now part of Unum Group), is incorporated in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
  • May 1 » Josiah Wedgwood founds the Wedgwood pottery company in Great Britain.
  • July 25 » French and Indian War: In Western New York, British forces capture Fort Niagara from the French, who subsequently abandon Fort Rouillé.
  • August 1 » Seven Years' War: The Battle of Minden, an allied Anglo-German army victory over the French. In Britain this was one of a number of events that constituted the Annus Mirabilis of 1759 and is celebrated as Minden Day by certain British Army regiments.
  • September 13 » Battle of the Plains of Abraham: the British defeat the French near Quebec City in the Seven Years' War, known in the United States as the French and Indian War.
  • September 18 » French and Indian War: The Articles of Capitulation of Quebec are signed.
Weather March 8, 1759

The temperature on March 8, 1759 was about 6.0 °C. Wind direction mainly south by east. Weather type: geheel betrokken.

Source: KNMI