On This Day

What Happened on May 1, 1759

Historical Events

  • British fleet occupies Guadeloupe, West Indies, capturing it from France

Famous Birthdays

  • Jacob Albright, German-American Christian leader, founder of Albright's People (Evangelical Association), born in Fox Mountain, Pennsylvania (d. 1808)
1759 Highlights

About May 1, 1759

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 261 years, 5 months and 19 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Taurus