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Historical Events In 1679

Thursday, 20 February 2020

Oct 20   On this day in history samuel von Cocceji, German lawyer  

Oct 23   On this day in history meal Tub Plot against James II of England  

Oct 24   Barent Avercamp, Dutch landscape painter, dies at about 66 in the year 1679.  

Nov 03   On this day in history great panic occurs in Europe over close approach of a comet  

Nov 03   On this day in history great panic occurs in Europe over the close approach of a comet  

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

Nov 11   On this day in history firmin Abauzit, French huguenot/scientist  

Nov 13   Thomas-Philippe d'alsace et de Boussu, South Netherland cardinal in the year 1679.  

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

Nov 15   In the year 1679 english house of Commons accept Exclusion Bill  

Nov 30   In the year 1679 pieter van Schooten, Dutch mathematician/fort architect, dies at 45  

Dec 10   In the year 1679 willem Maurits, Dutch count of Nassau/gov of Zeeuws-Flanders  

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 on this day in history.  

Dec 26   In the year 1679 john van de Cappelle, Amsterdam landscape painter, dies at 53  

Dec 27   Dutch troops capture Madurees prince Trunudjojo in Java on this day in history.  

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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   Girolamo Chiti, composer was born in the year 1679.  

Jan 24   Christian von Wolff, German philosopher was born on this day in history.  

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

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

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

Mar 18   In the year 1679 birth of matthew Decker, English merchant and writer (d. 1759)  

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

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

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

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

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