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Historical Events Happened In 1679

Wednesday, 17 September 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   Girolamo Chiti, composer on this day in history.  

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

Jan 24   King Charles II disbands English parliament on this day in history.  

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

Jan 31   On this day in history 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   On this day in history german emperor Leopold I signs peace with France  

Feb 05   On this day in history 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   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 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 on this day in history.  

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

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

Jun 27   On this day in history 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   Samuel J Columbus, Swedish poet (Odae Sveticae), dies on this day in history.  

Jul 12   On this day in history 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 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   Mihael Omerza, composer on this day in history.  

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   Pietro Filippo Scarlotti, composer was born on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history birth of jean-Francois de Troy, French painter  

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

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

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 on this day in history.  

Feb 05   Joost van den Vondel, Dutch poet (Gysbreght van Aemstel), dies at 91 on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

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

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