Historical Events For 1679
Friday, 20 October 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 in the year 1679.
Jan 09 On this day in history 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 On this day in history king Charles II disbands English parliament
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 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 On this day in history georg Friedrich Kauffman, composer
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 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 Esaias Reusner, composer, dies at 43 in the year 1679.
May 12 On this day in history giovanni Antonio Ricieri, composer
May 14 In the year 1679 peder [Nielsen] Horrebow, Danish astronomer
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 on this day in history.
Jun 01 Johan Runius, Swedish poet (Dudaim) on this day in history.
Jun 03 On this day in history jean-Francius Miller, painter, buried
Jun 27 On this day in history pablo Bruna, composer, dies at 68
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 In the year 1679 samuel J Columbus, Swedish poet (Odae Sveticae), dies
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 in the year 1679.
Sep 18 New Hampshire becomes a county Massachusetts Bay Colony in the year 1679.
Sep 20 In the year 1679 cornelis Evertsen the Young, vice-admiral of Zealand, dies at 51
Sep 28 In the year 1679 mihael Omerza, composer
Oct 16 Jan Dismas Zelenka, composer on this day in history.