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Historical Events In 1679

Thursday, 19 September 2019

Jan 05   Pietro Filippo Scarlotti, composer in the year 1679.  

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   On this day in history werner Fabricius, composer, dies at 45  

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

Jan 24   Christian von Wolff, German philosopher on this day in history.  

Jan 24   On this day in history king Charles II disbands English parliament  

Jan 27   In the year 1679 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   On this day in history german emperor Leopold I signs peace with France  

Feb 05   On this day in history joost van den Vondel, Dutch poet (Gysbreght van Aemstel), dies at 91  

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

Feb 24   Domenico Natale Sarro, Italian opera composer in the year 1679.  

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

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

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

May 12   On this day in history giovanni Antonio Ricieri, composer  

May 14   Peder [Nielsen] Horrebow, Danish astronomer in the year 1679.  

May 27   Habeaus Corpus Act (no false arrest & imprisonment) passes in UK in the year 1679.  

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   On this day in history pablo Bruna, composer, dies at 68  

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   Samuel J Columbus, Swedish poet (Odae Sveticae), dies in the year 1679.  

Jul 12   Britain's King Charles II ratified Habeas Corpus Act on this day in history.  

Aug 20   In the year 1679 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 on this day in history.  

Sep 20   In the year 1679 cornelis Evertsen the Young, vice-admiral of Zealand, dies at 51  

Sep 28   On this day in history mihael Omerza, composer  

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

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

Feb 24   On this day in history birth of domenico Natale Sarro, Italian opera composer  

Mar 18   In the year 1679 birth of matthew Decker, English merchant and writer (d. 1759)  

May 12   In the year 1679 birth of giovanni Antonio Ricieri, composer  

Famous Deaths In 1679

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 09   Werner Fabricius, composer, dies at 45 on this day in history.  

Jan 14   On this day in history death of jacques de Billy, French mathematician (b. 1602)  

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

Feb 05   In the year 1679 joost van den Vondel, Dutch poet (Gysbreght van Aemstel), dies at 91  

Mar 16   John Leverett, Governor of the Massachusetts Bay Colony (b. 1616) died on this day in history.  

Mar 26   Johannes Schefferus, Alsatian-born humanist (b. 1621) died on this day in history.  

Mar 27   Abraham Mignon, Dutch still life painter, dies at 38 on this day in history.  

Apr 17   John van Kessel, Flemish painter, dies at 53 in the year 1679.  

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