Historical Events In 1679
Tuesday, 22 June 2021
Jan 05 Pietro Filippo Scarlotti, composer on this day in history.
Jan 08 Explorer and fur trader Cavalier de La Salle reaches Niagara Falls; one of his boats is wrecked on Lake Ontario on this day in the year 1679.
Jan 09 In the year 1679 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 Jan Havicksz Steen, Dutch painter (St Nicolas Feast), dies at 53 on this day in history.
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 in the year 1679.
Feb 24 In the year 1679 domenico Natale Sarro, Italian opera composer
Mar 27 Abraham Mignon, Dutch still life painter, dies at 38 on this day in history.
Apr 03 Edmund Halley meets Johannes Hevelius in Danzig in the year 1679.
Apr 17 In the year 1679 john van Kessel, Flemish painter, dies at 53
Apr 18 On this day in history hofmannswaldau, writer, dies
May 01 On this day in history esaias Reusner, composer, dies at 43
May 12 In the year 1679 giovanni Antonio Ricieri, composer
May 14 On this day in history peder [Nielsen] Horrebow, Danish astronomer
May 27 Habeaus Corpus Act (no false arrest & imprisonment) passes in UK on this day in history.
Jun 01 Battle at Bothwell Bridge on Clyde: Duke of Monmouth beats Scottish in the year 1679.
Jun 01 In the year 1679 johan Runius, Swedish poet (Dudaim)
Jun 03 In the year 1679 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 On this day in history samuel J Columbus, Swedish poet (Odae Sveticae), dies
Jul 12 In the year 1679 britain's King Charles II ratified Habeas Corpus Act
Aug 20 In the year 1679 jacob Alting, Dutch theologist, dies at 60
Sep 01 On this day in history great Plague of Vienna in Austria killing 76,000 people
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 on this day in history.
Sep 20 Cornelis Evertsen the Young, vice-admiral of Zealand, dies at 51 in the year 1679.
Sep 28 In the year 1679 mihael Omerza, composer