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Historical Events In 1679

Saturday, 18 January 2020

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 on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1679 christian von Wolff, German philosopher  

Jan 24   In the year 1679 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   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   On this day in history georg Friedrich Kauffman, composer  

Feb 24   In the year 1679 domenico Natale Sarro, Italian opera composer  

Mar 27   Abraham Mignon, Dutch still life painter, dies at 38 in the year 1679.  

Apr 03   On this day in history edmund Halley meets Johannes Hevelius in Danzig  

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 on this day in history.  

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   Battle at Bothwell Bridge on Clyde: Duke of Monmouth beats Scottish on this day in history.  

Jun 01   In the year 1679 johan Runius, Swedish poet (Dudaim)  

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

Jun 27   Pablo Bruna, composer, dies at 68 on this day in history.  

Jul 02   Europeans first visit Minnesota and see headwaters of Mississippi in an expedition led by Daniel Greysolon de Du Luth on this day in history.  

Jul 08   On this day in history samuel J Columbus, Swedish poet (Odae Sveticae), dies  

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 on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history cornelis Evertsen the Young, vice-admiral of Zealand, dies at 51  

Sep 28   On this day in history mihael Omerza, composer  

Oct 16   On this day in history jan Dismas Zelenka, composer  

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Famous Birthdays In 1679

Famous People Born In This Year In History

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

Jan 19   On this day in history birth of girolamo Chiti, composer  

Jan 24   Christian von Wolff, German philosopher was born in the year 1679.  

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

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

Feb 24   Domenico Natale Sarro, Italian opera composer was born on this day in history.  

Mar 18   Matthew Decker, English merchant and writer (d. 1759) was born in the year 1679.  

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

Feb 05   On this day in history 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   In the year 1679 death of johannes Schefferus, Alsatian-born humanist (b. 1621)  

Mar 27   On this day in history abraham Mignon, Dutch still life painter, dies at 38  

Apr 17   In the year 1679 john van Kessel, Flemish painter, dies at 53  

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