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Historical Events Happened In 1679

Friday, 24 October 2014

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

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 on this day in history.  

Jan 09   On this day in history werner Fabricius, composer, dies at 45  

Jan 19   In the year 1679 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   Jean-Baptiste Lully's opera "Bellerophon," premieres in Paris on this day in history.  

Feb 03   In the year 1679 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.  

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   In the year 1679 domenico Natale Sarro, Italian opera composer  

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

Apr 03   On this day in history edmund Halley meets Johannes Hevelius in Danzig  

Apr 17   John van Kessel, Flemish painter, dies at 53 in the year 1679.  

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

May 27   Habeaus Corpus Act (no false arrest & imprisonment) passes in UK on this day in history.  

Jun 01   In the year 1679 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   In the year 1679 jean-Francius Miller, painter, buried  

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

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

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   In the year 1679 new Hampshire becomes a county Massachusetts Bay Colony  

Sep 20   Cornelis Evertsen the Young, vice-admiral of Zealand, dies at 51 in the year 1679.  

Sep 28   In the year 1679 mihael Omerza, composer  

Oct 16   On this day in history jan Dismas Zelenka, composer  

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Famous Birthdays In 1679

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 05   Pietro Filippo Scarlotti, composer was born in the year 1679.  

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

Feb 14   Georg Friedrich Kauffman, composer was born on this day in history.  

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

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

May 12   Giovanni Antonio Ricieri, composer was born on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1679 death of jacques de Billy, French mathematician (b. 1602)  

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

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

Mar 16   John Leverett, Governor of the Massachusetts Bay Colony (b. 1616) died on this day in history.  

Mar 26   On this day in history death of johannes Schefferus, Alsatian-born humanist (b. 1621)  

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

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