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Historical Events In 1679

Tuesday, 26 March 2019

Jan 05   On this day in history pietro Filippo Scarlotti, composer  

Jan 08   In the year 1679 explorer and fur trader Cavalier de La Salle reaches Niagara Falls; one of his boats is wrecked on Lake Ontario on this day.  

Jan 09   In the year 1679 werner Fabricius, composer, dies at 45  

Jan 19   In the year 1679 girolamo Chiti, composer  

Jan 24   Christian von Wolff, German philosopher in the year 1679.  

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   In the year 1679 jean-Baptiste Lully's opera "Bellerophon," premieres in Paris  

Feb 03   In the year 1679 jan Havicksz Steen, Dutch painter (St Nicolas Feast), dies at 53  

Feb 05   On this day in history german emperor Leopold I signs peace with France  

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   Domenico Natale Sarro, Italian opera composer in the year 1679.  

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 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   In the year 1679 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 in the year 1679.  

Jun 01   Battle at Bothwell Bridge on Clyde: Duke of Monmouth beats Scottish in the year 1679.  

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

Jul 12   Britain's King Charles II ratified Habeas Corpus Act in the year 1679.  

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   On this day in history new Hampshire becomes a county Massachusetts Bay Colony  

Sep 20   On this day in history cornelis Evertsen the Young, vice-admiral of Zealand, dies at 51  

Sep 28   In the year 1679 mihael Omerza, composer  

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   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   In the year 1679 birth of matthew Decker, English merchant and writer (d. 1759)  

May 12   In the year 1679 birth of giovanni Antonio Ricieri, composer  

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 in the year 1679.  

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

Mar 16   In the year 1679 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   In the year 1679 abraham Mignon, Dutch still life painter, dies at 38  

Apr 17   John van Kessel, Flemish painter, dies at 53 on this day in history.  

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