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Historical Events In 1679

Thursday, 18 July 2019

Jan 05   In the year 1679 pietro Filippo Scarlotti, composer  

Jan 08   On this day in history 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   Werner Fabricius, composer, dies at 45 in the year 1679.  

Jan 19   In the year 1679 girolamo Chiti, composer  

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

Jan 24   In the year 1679 king Charles II disbands English parliament  

Jan 27   Jean-Francois de Troy, French painter in the year 1679.  

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   Georg Friedrich Kauffman, composer in the year 1679.  

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

Mar 27   In the year 1679 abraham Mignon, Dutch still life painter, dies at 38  

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   In the year 1679 hofmannswaldau, writer, dies  

May 01   In the year 1679 esaias Reusner, composer, dies at 43  

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   On this day in history jean-Francius Miller, painter, buried  

Jun 27   Pablo Bruna, composer, dies at 68 in the year 1679.  

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   Samuel J Columbus, Swedish poet (Odae Sveticae), dies in the year 1679.  

Jul 12   Britain's King Charles II ratified Habeas Corpus Act on this day in history.  

Aug 20   Jacob Alting, Dutch theologist, dies at 60 in the year 1679.  

Sep 17   On this day in history juan Jose of Austrian, Spanish gen/gov of Netherlands, dies at 50  

Sep 18   On this day in history new Hampshire becomes a county Massachusetts Bay Colony  

Sep 20   In the year 1679 cornelis Evertsen the Young, vice-admiral of Zealand, dies at 51  

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

Oct 16   Jan Dismas Zelenka, composer in the year 1679.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1679

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 05   In the year 1679 birth of pietro Filippo Scarlotti, composer  

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

Jan 24   In the year 1679 birth of christian von Wolff, German philosopher  

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

Feb 14   On this day in history birth of georg Friedrich Kauffman, composer  

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

Mar 18   Matthew Decker, English merchant and writer (d. 1759) was born in the year 1679.  

May 12   On this day in history birth of giovanni Antonio Ricieri, composer  

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   Jacques de Billy, French mathematician (b. 1602) died 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 joost van den Vondel, Dutch poet (Gysbreght van Aemstel), dies at 91  

Mar 16   John Leverett, Governor of the Massachusetts Bay Colony (b. 1616) died in the year 1679.  

Mar 26   Johannes Schefferus, Alsatian-born humanist (b. 1621) died in the year 1679.  

Mar 27   On this day in history abraham Mignon, Dutch still life painter, dies at 38  

Apr 17   In the year 1679 john van Kessel, Flemish painter, dies at 53  

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