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Historical Events In 1679

Wednesday, 14 November 2018

Jan 05   Pietro Filippo Scarlotti, composer on this day in history.  

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   Girolamo Chiti, composer on this day in history.  

Jan 24   On this day in history christian von Wolff, German philosopher  

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 on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1679 georg Friedrich Kauffman, composer  

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   In the year 1679 edmund Halley meets Johannes Hevelius in Danzig  

Apr 17   On this day in history john van Kessel, Flemish painter, dies at 53  

Apr 18   In the year 1679 hofmannswaldau, writer, dies  

May 01   On this day in history esaias Reusner, composer, dies at 43  

May 12   Giovanni Antonio Ricieri, composer in the year 1679.  

May 14   In the year 1679 peder [Nielsen] Horrebow, Danish astronomer  

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 in the year 1679.  

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   On this day in history 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 in the year 1679.  

Jul 12   In the year 1679 britain's King Charles II ratified Habeas Corpus Act  

Aug 20   On this day in history jacob Alting, Dutch theologist, dies at 60  

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 in the year 1679.  

Sep 20   On this day in history 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 on this day in history.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1679

Famous People Born In This Year In History

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

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

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

Jan 27   In the year 1679 birth of jean-Francois de Troy, French painter  

Feb 14   Georg Friedrich Kauffman, composer was born in the year 1679.  

Feb 24   In the year 1679 birth of domenico Natale Sarro, Italian opera composer  

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

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

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

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