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Historical Events Happened In 1679

Sunday, 20 April 2014

Jan 05   On this day in history pietro Filippo Scarlotti, composer  

Jan 08   On this day in history explorer and fur trader Cavalier de La Salle reaches Niagara Falls; one of his boats is wrecked on Lake Ontario on this day.  

Jan 09   Werner Fabricius, composer, dies at 45 on this day in history.  

Jan 19   On this day in history girolamo Chiti, composer  

Jan 24   Christian von Wolff, German philosopher on this day in history.  

Jan 24   On this day in history king Charles II disbands English parliament  

Jan 27   On this day in history jean-Francois de Troy, French painter  

Jan 31   On this day in history jean-Baptiste Lully's opera "Bellerophon," premieres in Paris  

Feb 03   On this day in history jan Havicksz Steen, Dutch painter (St Nicolas Feast), dies at 53  

Feb 05   On this day in history german emperor Leopold I signs peace with France  

Feb 05   Joost van den Vondel, Dutch poet (Gysbreght van Aemstel), dies at 91 on this day in history.  

Feb 14   On this day in history georg Friedrich Kauffman, composer  

Feb 24   Domenico Natale Sarro, Italian opera composer on this day in history.  

Mar 27   On this day in history abraham Mignon, Dutch still life painter, dies at 38  

Apr 03   Edmund Halley meets Johannes Hevelius in Danzig on this day in history.  

Apr 17   John van Kessel, Flemish painter, dies at 53 on this day in history.  

Apr 18   Hofmannswaldau, writer, dies on this day in history.  

May 01   Esaias Reusner, composer, dies at 43 on this day in history.  

May 12   On this day in history giovanni Antonio Ricieri, composer  

May 14   Peder [Nielsen] Horrebow, Danish astronomer on this day in history.  

May 27   On this day in history habeaus Corpus Act (no false arrest & imprisonment) passes in UK  

Jun 01   On this day in history battle at Bothwell Bridge on Clyde: Duke of Monmouth beats Scottish  

Jun 01   On this day in history johan Runius, Swedish poet (Dudaim)  

Jun 03   On this day in history jean-Francius Miller, painter, buried  

Jun 27   Pablo Bruna, composer, dies at 68 on this day in history.  

Jul 02   Europeans first visit Minnesota and see headwaters of Mississippi in an expedition led by Daniel Greysolon de Du Luth on this day in history.  

Jul 08   Samuel J Columbus, Swedish poet (Odae Sveticae), dies on this day in history.  

Jul 12   Britain's King Charles II ratified Habeas Corpus Act on this day in history.  

Aug 20   On this day in history jacob Alting, Dutch theologist, dies at 60  

Sep 17   Juan Jose of Austrian, Spanish gen/gov of Netherlands, dies at 50 on this day in history.  

Sep 18   New Hampshire becomes a county Massachusetts Bay Colony on this day in history.  

Sep 20   Cornelis Evertsen the Young, vice-admiral of Zealand, dies at 51 on this day in history.  

Sep 28   On this day in history mihael Omerza, composer  

Oct 16   Jan Dismas Zelenka, composer on this day in history.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1679

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 05   Pietro Filippo Scarlotti, composer was born on this day in history.  

Jan 19   On this day in history birth of girolamo Chiti, composer  

Jan 24   On this day in history birth of christian von Wolff, German philosopher  

Jan 27   On this day in history birth of jean-Francois de Troy, French painter  

Feb 14   On this day in history birth of georg Friedrich Kauffman, composer  

Feb 24   On this day in history birth of domenico Natale Sarro, Italian opera composer  

Mar 18   On this day in history birth of matthew Decker, English merchant and writer (d. 1759)  

May 12   On this day in history birth of giovanni Antonio Ricieri, composer  

Famous Deaths In 1679

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 09   Werner Fabricius, composer, dies at 45 on this day in history.  

Jan 14   On this day in history death of jacques de Billy, French mathematician (b. 1602)  

Feb 03   Jan Havicksz Steen, Dutch painter (St Nicolas Feast), dies at 53 on this day in history.  

Feb 05   On this day in history joost van den Vondel, Dutch poet (Gysbreght van Aemstel), dies at 91  

Mar 16   On this day in history death of john Leverett, Governor of the Massachusetts Bay Colony (b. 1616)  

Mar 26   Johannes Schefferus, Alsatian-born humanist (b. 1621) died on this day in history.  

Mar 27   Abraham Mignon, Dutch still life painter, dies at 38 on this day in history.  

Apr 17   On this day in history john van Kessel, Flemish painter, dies at 53