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Historical Events Happened In 1679

Thursday, 26 May 2016

Jan 05   In the year 1679 pietro Filippo Scarlotti, composer  

Jan 08   Explorer and fur trader Cavalier de La Salle reaches Niagara Falls; one of his boats is wrecked on Lake Ontario on this day in the year 1679.  

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   King Charles II disbands English parliament in the year 1679.  

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

Jan 31   In the year 1679 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 on this day in history.  

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

Feb 14   In the year 1679 georg Friedrich Kauffman, composer  

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

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 in the year 1679.  

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

Apr 18   In the year 1679 hofmannswaldau, writer, dies  

May 01   In the year 1679 esaias Reusner, composer, dies at 43  

May 12   In the year 1679 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   Johan Runius, Swedish poet (Dudaim) on this day in history.  

Jun 03   Jean-Francius Miller, painter, buried on this day in history.  

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

Jul 02   In the year 1679 europeans first visit Minnesota and see headwaters of Mississippi in an expedition led by Daniel Greysolon de Du Luth.  

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

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

Aug 20   Jacob Alting, Dutch theologist, dies at 60 on this day in history.  

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

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

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 in the year 1679.  

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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   Girolamo Chiti, composer was born in the year 1679.  

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

Jan 27   In the year 1679 birth of jean-Francois de Troy, French painter  

Feb 14   Georg Friedrich Kauffman, composer was born in the year 1679.  

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

Mar 18   In the year 1679 birth of matthew Decker, English merchant and writer (d. 1759)  

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

Famous Deaths In 1679

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 09   Werner Fabricius, composer, dies at 45 in the year 1679.  

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

Apr 17   In the year 1679 john van Kessel, Flemish painter, dies at 53  

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