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Historical Events In 1679

Sunday, 26 May 2019

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 in the year 1679.  

Jan 19   Girolamo Chiti, composer on this day in history.  

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

Jan 24   On this day in history king Charles II disbands English parliament  

Jan 27   On this day in history jean-Francois de Troy, French painter  

Jan 31   On this day in history jean-Baptiste Lully's opera "Bellerophon," premieres in Paris  

Feb 03   Jan Havicksz Steen, Dutch painter (St Nicolas Feast), dies at 53 in the year 1679.  

Feb 05   German emperor Leopold I signs peace with France in the year 1679.  

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   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   In the year 1679 edmund Halley meets Johannes Hevelius in Danzig  

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   On this day in history 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 in the year 1679.  

Jun 01   Battle at Bothwell Bridge on Clyde: Duke of Monmouth beats Scottish in the year 1679.  

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

Jun 03   In the year 1679 jean-Francius Miller, painter, buried  

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   Samuel J Columbus, Swedish poet (Odae Sveticae), dies in the year 1679.  

Jul 12   Britain's King Charles II ratified Habeas Corpus Act in the year 1679.  

Aug 20   Jacob Alting, Dutch theologist, dies at 60 on this day in history.  

Sep 17   Juan Jose of Austrian, Spanish gen/gov of Netherlands, dies at 50 in the year 1679.  

Sep 18   On this day in history new Hampshire becomes a county Massachusetts Bay Colony  

Sep 20   Cornelis Evertsen the Young, vice-admiral of Zealand, dies at 51 in the year 1679.  

Sep 28   Mihael Omerza, composer in the year 1679.  

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   In the year 1679 birth of girolamo Chiti, composer  

Jan 24   In the year 1679 birth of christian von Wolff, German philosopher  

Jan 27   Jean-Francois de Troy, French painter was born in the year 1679.  

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

Feb 24   Domenico Natale Sarro, Italian opera composer was born in the year 1679.  

Mar 18   On this day in history 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   On this day in history werner Fabricius, composer, dies at 45  

Jan 14   On this day in history death of jacques de Billy, French mathematician (b. 1602)  

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 joost van den Vondel, Dutch poet (Gysbreght van Aemstel), dies at 91  

Mar 16   On this day in history death of john Leverett, Governor of the Massachusetts Bay Colony (b. 1616)  

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 in the year 1679.  

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