Historical Events For 1679
Tuesday, 28 March 2017
Jan 05 On this day in history 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 on this day in history.
Jan 09 On this day in history werner Fabricius, composer, dies at 45
Jan 19 Girolamo Chiti, composer in the year 1679.
Jan 24 In the year 1679 christian von Wolff, German philosopher
Jan 24 King Charles II disbands English parliament in the year 1679.
Jan 27 Jean-Francois de Troy, French painter on this day in history.
Jan 31 In the year 1679 jean-Baptiste Lully's opera "Bellerophon," premieres in Paris
Feb 03 Jan Havicksz Steen, Dutch painter (St Nicolas Feast), dies at 53 on this day in history.
Feb 05 German emperor Leopold I signs peace with France on this day in history.
Feb 05 In the year 1679 joost van den Vondel, Dutch poet (Gysbreght van Aemstel), dies at 91
Feb 14 Georg Friedrich Kauffman, composer on this day in history.
Feb 24 In the year 1679 domenico Natale Sarro, Italian opera composer
Mar 27 Abraham Mignon, Dutch still life painter, dies at 38 on this day in history.
Apr 03 In the year 1679 edmund Halley meets Johannes Hevelius in Danzig
Apr 17 John van Kessel, Flemish painter, dies at 53 in the year 1679.
Apr 18 On this day in history hofmannswaldau, writer, dies
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 In the year 1679 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) on this day in history.
Jun 03 In the year 1679 jean-Francius Miller, painter, buried
Jun 27 In the year 1679 pablo Bruna, composer, dies at 68
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 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 in the year 1679.
Sep 20 Cornelis Evertsen the Young, vice-admiral of Zealand, dies at 51 in the year 1679.
Sep 28 Mihael Omerza, composer in the year 1679.
Oct 16 In the year 1679 jan Dismas Zelenka, composer