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