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Historical Events In 1679

Tuesday, 31 March 2020

Jan 05   In the year 1679 pietro Filippo Scarlotti, composer  

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

Jan 19   On this day in history girolamo Chiti, composer  

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

Jan 31   In the year 1679 jean-Baptiste Lully's opera "Bellerophon," premieres in Paris  

Feb 03   On this day in history 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   On this day in history 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 on this day in history.  

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

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

May 01   In the year 1679 esaias Reusner, composer, dies at 43  

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

May 14   Peder [Nielsen] Horrebow, Danish astronomer on this day in history.  

May 27   Habeaus Corpus Act (no false arrest & imprisonment) passes in UK on this day in history.  

Jun 01   In the year 1679 battle at Bothwell Bridge on Clyde: Duke of Monmouth beats Scottish  

Jun 01   Johan Runius, Swedish poet (Dudaim) on this day in history.  

Jun 03   Jean-Francius Miller, painter, buried on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history britain's King Charles II ratified Habeas Corpus Act  

Aug 20   Jacob Alting, Dutch theologist, dies at 60 in the year 1679.  

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

Sep 28   Mihael Omerza, composer in the year 1679.  

Oct 16   In the year 1679 jan Dismas Zelenka, composer  

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Famous Birthdays In 1679

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 05   In the year 1679 birth of pietro Filippo Scarlotti, composer  

Jan 19   Girolamo Chiti, composer was born in the year 1679.  

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

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

Feb 14   Georg Friedrich Kauffman, composer was born on this day in history.  

Feb 24   In the year 1679 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   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   Joost van den Vondel, Dutch poet (Gysbreght van Aemstel), dies at 91 on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1679.  

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 on this day in history.  

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