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Historical Events For 1679

Friday, 24 February 2017

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

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   In the year 1679 werner Fabricius, composer, dies at 45  

Jan 19   On this day in history girolamo Chiti, composer  

Jan 24   Christian von Wolff, German philosopher in the year 1679.  

Jan 24   In the year 1679 king Charles II disbands English parliament  

Jan 27   Jean-Francois de Troy, French painter in the year 1679.  

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   German emperor Leopold I signs peace with France in the year 1679.  

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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   On this day in history domenico Natale Sarro, Italian opera composer  

Mar 27   Abraham Mignon, Dutch still life painter, dies at 38 in the year 1679.  

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 in the year 1679.  

May 12   Giovanni Antonio Ricieri, composer in the year 1679.  

May 14   On this day in history peder [Nielsen] Horrebow, Danish astronomer  

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

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

Jun 01   Johan Runius, Swedish poet (Dudaim) in the year 1679.  

Jun 03   In the year 1679 jean-Francius Miller, painter, buried  

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

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

Jul 08   In the year 1679 samuel J Columbus, Swedish poet (Odae Sveticae), dies  

Jul 12   In the year 1679 britain's King Charles II ratified Habeas Corpus Act  

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 in the year 1679.  

Sep 18   On this day in history new Hampshire becomes a county Massachusetts Bay Colony  

Sep 20   In the year 1679 cornelis Evertsen the Young, vice-admiral of Zealand, dies at 51  

Sep 28   In the year 1679 mihael Omerza, composer  

Oct 16   Jan Dismas Zelenka, composer in the year 1679.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1679

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 05   In the year 1679 birth of pietro Filippo Scarlotti, composer  

Jan 19   In the year 1679 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   On this day in history werner Fabricius, composer, dies at 45  

Jan 14   Jacques de Billy, French mathematician (b. 1602) died in the year 1679.  

Feb 03   Jan Havicksz Steen, Dutch painter (St Nicolas Feast), dies at 53 in the year 1679.  

Feb 05   In the year 1679 joost van den Vondel, Dutch poet (Gysbreght van Aemstel), dies at 91  

Mar 16   In the year 1679 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 in the year 1679.  

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

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