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Historical Events In 1679

Friday, 15 November 2019

Oct 20   Samuel von Cocceji, German lawyer on this day in history.  

Oct 23   Meal Tub Plot against James II of England in the year 1679.  

Oct 24   On this day in history barent Avercamp, Dutch landscape painter, dies at about 66  

Nov 03   Great panic occurs in Europe over close approach of a comet on this day in history.  

Nov 03   Great panic occurs in Europe over the close approach of a comet in the year 1679.  

Nov 10   Johann Christian Schieferdecker, composer on this day in history.  

Nov 11   Firmin Abauzit, French huguenot/scientist on this day in history.  

Nov 13   In the year 1679 thomas-Philippe d'alsace et de Boussu, South Netherland cardinal  

Nov 14   Omobono Stradivari, Italian violin maker/son of Antonius on this day in history.  

Nov 15   English house of Commons accept Exclusion Bill on this day in history.  

Nov 30   Pieter van Schooten, Dutch mathematician/fort architect, dies at 45 in the year 1679.  

Dec 10   Willem Maurits, Dutch count of Nassau/gov of Zeeuws-Flanders on this day in history.  

Dec 17   Don Juan, ruler of Spain, dies in the year 1679.  

Dec 20   In the year 1679 johan Maurits, count of Nassau-Siegen, dies at 75  

Dec 24   Domenico Natale Sarro, composer in the year 1679.  

Dec 26   John van de Cappelle, Amsterdam landscape painter, dies at 53 on this day in history.  

Dec 27   Dutch troops capture Madurees prince Trunudjojo in Java in the year 1679.  

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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   Girolamo Chiti, composer was born in the year 1679.  

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

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

Feb 14   Georg Friedrich Kauffman, composer was born on this day in history.  

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

Mar 18   Matthew Decker, English merchant and writer (d. 1759) was born on this day in history.  

May 12   Giovanni Antonio Ricieri, composer was born in the year 1679.  

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 on this day in history.  

Feb 03   In the year 1679 jan Havicksz Steen, Dutch painter (St Nicolas Feast), dies at 53  

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

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 on this day in history.  

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

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

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