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Historical Events In 1679

Wednesday, 23 January 2019

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

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   In the year 1679 werner Fabricius, composer, dies at 45  

Jan 19   In the year 1679 girolamo Chiti, composer  

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

Jan 24   King Charles II disbands English parliament in the year 1679.  

Jan 27   Jean-Francois de Troy, French painter on this day in history.  

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

Feb 03   Jan Havicksz Steen, Dutch painter (St Nicolas Feast), dies at 53 on this day in history.  

Feb 05   On this day in history german emperor Leopold I signs peace with France  

Feb 05   Joost van den Vondel, Dutch poet (Gysbreght van Aemstel), dies at 91 on this day in history.  

Feb 14   In the year 1679 georg Friedrich Kauffman, composer  

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

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

Apr 03   Edmund Halley meets Johannes Hevelius in Danzig in the year 1679.  

Apr 17   John van Kessel, Flemish painter, dies at 53 on this day in history.  

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

May 01   On this day in history esaias Reusner, composer, dies at 43  

May 12   Giovanni Antonio Ricieri, composer on this day in history.  

May 14   In the year 1679 peder [Nielsen] Horrebow, Danish astronomer  

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 in the year 1679.  

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

Jun 03   Jean-Francius Miller, painter, buried in the year 1679.  

Jun 27   Pablo Bruna, composer, dies at 68 in the year 1679.  

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 on this day in history.  

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

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

Jan 24   On this day in history birth of christian von Wolff, German philosopher  

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

Feb 14   On this day in history birth of georg Friedrich Kauffman, composer  

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 on this day in history.  

May 12   On this day in history 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 in the year 1679.  

Jan 14   Jacques de Billy, French mathematician (b. 1602) died in the year 1679.  

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

Feb 05   Joost van den Vondel, Dutch poet (Gysbreght van Aemstel), dies at 91 in the year 1679.  

Mar 16   John Leverett, Governor of the Massachusetts Bay Colony (b. 1616) died on this day in history.  

Mar 26   On this day in history death of johannes Schefferus, Alsatian-born humanist (b. 1621)  

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

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

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