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Born on Sunday April 8, 1759
Died on Sunday April 8, 1759



Born on April 8

Died on April 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. Jean
  12. Jacobus
  13. Pierre
  14. Johann
  15. Dirk
  16. Adrianus
Names that were popular for girls in 1759
  1. Maria
  2. Anna
  3. Marie
  4. Johanna
  5. Joanna
  6. Cornelia
  7. Elisabeth
  8. Catharina
  9. Trijntje
  10. Neeltje
  11. Aaltje
  12. Adriana
  13. Jannetje
  14. Grietje
  15. Antje
  16. Petronella

Source: Wikipedia Historical context 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.
  • January 15 » The British Museum opens to the public.
  • 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.
  • August 19 » Battle of Lagos Naval battle during the Seven Years' War between Great Britain and France.
  • September 18 » French and Indian War: The Articles of Capitulation of Quebec are signed.
Weather April 8, 1759

The temperature on April 8, 1759 was about 8.0 °C. Wind direction mainly northeast. Weather type: geheel betrokken.

Source: KNMI