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Historical Events In 1679

Wednesday, 12 August 2020

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

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 in the year 1679.  

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

Jan 31   Jean-Baptiste Lully's opera "Bellerophon," premieres in Paris on this day in history.  

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

Feb 05   In the year 1679 german emperor Leopold I signs peace with France  

Feb 05   Joost van den Vondel, Dutch poet (Gysbreght van Aemstel), dies at 91 in the year 1679.  

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   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 in the year 1679.  

Apr 18   Hofmannswaldau, writer, dies in the year 1679.  

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   Peder [Nielsen] Horrebow, Danish astronomer in the year 1679.  

May 27   In the year 1679 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   On this day in history johan Runius, Swedish poet (Dudaim)  

Jun 03   On this day in history jean-Francius Miller, painter, buried  

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   On this day in history britain's King Charles II ratified Habeas Corpus Act  

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

Sep 01   Great Plague of Vienna in Austria killing 76,000 people in the year 1679.  

Sep 17   Juan Jose of Austrian, Spanish gen/gov of Netherlands, dies at 50 on this day in history.  

Sep 18   New Hampshire becomes a county Massachusetts Bay Colony on this day in history.  

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

Sep 28   Mihael Omerza, composer in the year 1679.  

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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   Jean-Francois de Troy, French painter was born in the year 1679.  

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

Feb 24   Domenico Natale Sarro, Italian opera composer was born on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1679.  

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 in the year 1679.  

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

Feb 05   Joost van den Vondel, Dutch poet (Gysbreght van Aemstel), dies at 91 in the year 1679.  

Mar 16   In the year 1679 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 in the year 1679.  

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

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