Historical Events In 1679
Thursday, 18 July 2019
Jan 05 In the year 1679 pietro Filippo Scarlotti, composer
Jan 08 On this day in history 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 in the year 1679.
Jan 19 In the year 1679 girolamo Chiti, composer
Jan 24 Christian von Wolff, German philosopher in the year 1679.
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 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 German emperor Leopold I signs peace with France on this day in history.
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 John van Kessel, Flemish painter, dies at 53 on this day in history.
Apr 18 In the year 1679 hofmannswaldau, writer, dies
May 01 In the year 1679 esaias Reusner, composer, dies at 43
May 12 Giovanni Antonio Ricieri, composer on this day in history.
May 14 Peder [Nielsen] Horrebow, Danish astronomer on this day in history.
May 27 On this day in history habeaus Corpus Act (no false arrest & imprisonment) passes in UK
Jun 01 Battle at Bothwell Bridge on Clyde: Duke of Monmouth beats Scottish on this day in history.
Jun 01 Johan Runius, Swedish poet (Dudaim) on this day in history.
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 Britain's King Charles II ratified Habeas Corpus Act on this day in history.
Aug 20 Jacob Alting, Dutch theologist, dies at 60 in the year 1679.
Sep 17 On this day in history juan Jose of Austrian, Spanish gen/gov of Netherlands, dies at 50
Sep 18 On this day in history 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 on this day in history.
Oct 16 Jan Dismas Zelenka, composer in the year 1679.