Historical Events In 1679
Friday, 15 November 2019
Jan 05 Pietro Filippo Scarlotti, composer in the year 1679.
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 Werner Fabricius, composer, dies at 45 on this day in history.
Jan 19 On this day in history girolamo Chiti, composer
Jan 24 Christian von Wolff, German philosopher on this day in history.
Jan 24 In the year 1679 king Charles II disbands English parliament
Jan 27 Jean-Francois de Troy, French painter in the year 1679.
Jan 31 Jean-Baptiste Lully's opera "Bellerophon," premieres in Paris on this day in history.
Feb 03 Jan Havicksz Steen, Dutch painter (St Nicolas Feast), dies at 53 on this day in history.
Feb 05 German emperor Leopold I signs peace with France on this day in history.
Feb 05 In the year 1679 joost van den Vondel, Dutch poet (Gysbreght van Aemstel), dies at 91
Feb 14 On this day in history georg Friedrich Kauffman, composer
Feb 24 Domenico Natale Sarro, Italian opera composer in the year 1679.
Mar 27 Abraham Mignon, Dutch still life painter, dies at 38 in the year 1679.
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 In the year 1679 hofmannswaldau, writer, dies
May 01 In the year 1679 esaias Reusner, composer, dies at 43
May 12 In the year 1679 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 on this day in history.
Jun 01 On this day in history 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 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 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 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 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 In the year 1679 jan Dismas Zelenka, composer