Historical Events In 1679
Sunday, 28 February 2021
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 On this day in history werner Fabricius, composer, dies at 45
Jan 19 In the year 1679 girolamo Chiti, composer
Jan 24 On this day in history christian von Wolff, German philosopher
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 Jean-Baptiste Lully's opera "Bellerophon," premieres in Paris in the year 1679.
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 In the year 1679 joost van den Vondel, Dutch poet (Gysbreght van Aemstel), dies at 91
Feb 14 In the year 1679 georg Friedrich Kauffman, composer
Feb 24 Domenico Natale Sarro, Italian opera composer on this day in history.
Mar 27 In the year 1679 abraham Mignon, Dutch still life painter, dies at 38
Apr 03 In the year 1679 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 on this day in history.
May 01 Esaias Reusner, composer, dies at 43 on this day in history.
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 In the year 1679 battle at Bothwell Bridge on Clyde: Duke of Monmouth beats Scottish
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 In the year 1679 pablo Bruna, composer, dies at 68
Jul 02 Europeans first visit Minnesota and see headwaters of Mississippi in an expedition led by Daniel Greysolon de Du Luth in the year 1679.
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 in the year 1679.
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 on this day in history.
Sep 17 Juan Jose of Austrian, Spanish gen/gov of Netherlands, dies at 50 in the year 1679.
Sep 18 In the year 1679 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.