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