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Historical Events Happened In 1679

Monday, 26 January 2015

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

Jan 08   In the year 1679 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   In the year 1679 girolamo Chiti, composer  

Jan 24   In the year 1679 christian von Wolff, German philosopher  

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

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

Jan 31   Jean-Baptiste Lully's opera "Bellerophon," premieres in Paris on this day in history.  

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

Feb 05   In the year 1679 german emperor Leopold I signs peace with France  

Feb 05   Joost van den Vondel, Dutch poet (Gysbreght van Aemstel), dies at 91 in the year 1679.  

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

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

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

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

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

Apr 18   In the year 1679 hofmannswaldau, writer, dies  

May 01   Esaias Reusner, composer, dies at 43 in the year 1679.  

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

May 14   Peder [Nielsen] Horrebow, Danish astronomer in the year 1679.  

May 27   Habeaus Corpus Act (no false arrest & imprisonment) passes in UK in the year 1679.  

Jun 01   Battle at Bothwell Bridge on Clyde: Duke of Monmouth beats Scottish in the year 1679.  

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

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

Jun 27   Pablo Bruna, composer, dies at 68 in the year 1679.  

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   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   In the year 1679 jacob Alting, Dutch theologist, dies at 60  

Sep 17   In the year 1679 juan Jose of Austrian, Spanish gen/gov of Netherlands, dies at 50  

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

Sep 20   On this day in history cornelis Evertsen the Young, vice-admiral of Zealand, dies at 51  

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   In the year 1679 birth of pietro Filippo Scarlotti, composer  

Jan 19   Girolamo Chiti, composer was born on this day in history.  

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

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

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

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

Mar 18   Matthew Decker, English merchant and writer (d. 1759) was born in the year 1679.  

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 in the year 1679.  

Jan 14   Jacques de Billy, French mathematician (b. 1602) died on this day in history.  

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

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 in the year 1679.  

Mar 27   In the year 1679 abraham Mignon, Dutch still life painter, dies at 38  

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