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Historical Events In 1679

Friday, 20 May 2022

Oct 16   Jan Dismas Zelenka, composer on this day in history.  

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

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 on this day in history.  

Nov 03   In the year 1679 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   On this day in history johann Christian Schieferdecker, composer  

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

Nov 30   Pieter van Schooten, Dutch mathematician/fort architect, dies at 45 on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history 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   In the year 1679 dutch troops capture Madurees prince Trunudjojo in Java  

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Famous Birthdays In 1679

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 05   Pietro Filippo Scarlotti, composer was born on this day in history.  

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

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

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

Feb 14   In the year 1679 birth of georg Friedrich Kauffman, composer  

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 in the year 1679.  

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

Jan 14   In the year 1679 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   In the year 1679 abraham Mignon, Dutch still life painter, dies at 38  

Apr 17   John van Kessel, Flemish painter, dies at 53 in the year 1679.  

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