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Historical Events Happened In 1679

Saturday, 20 December 2014

Jan 05   In the year 1679 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   In the year 1679 werner Fabricius, composer, dies at 45  

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

Jan 24   Christian von Wolff, German philosopher on this day in history.  

Jan 24   On this day in history 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 in the year 1679.  

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

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   In the year 1679 georg Friedrich Kauffman, composer  

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

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

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

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   On this day in history esaias Reusner, composer, dies at 43  

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

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) in the year 1679.  

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

Jun 27   Pablo Bruna, composer, dies at 68 on this day in history.  

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   Britain's King Charles II ratified Habeas Corpus Act in the year 1679.  

Aug 20   Jacob Alting, Dutch theologist, dies at 60 on this day in history.  

Sep 17   On this day in history 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   Cornelis Evertsen the Young, vice-admiral of Zealand, dies at 51 in the year 1679.  

Sep 28   Mihael Omerza, composer on this day in history.  

Oct 16   In the year 1679 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 on this day in history.  

Jan 19   In the year 1679 birth of girolamo Chiti, composer  

Jan 24   Christian von Wolff, German philosopher was born on this day in history.  

Jan 27   Jean-Francois de Troy, French painter was born on this day in history.  

Feb 14   In the year 1679 birth of georg Friedrich Kauffman, composer  

Feb 24   Domenico Natale Sarro, Italian opera composer was born in the year 1679.  

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

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   In the year 1679 death of johannes Schefferus, Alsatian-born humanist (b. 1621)  

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

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