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Historical Events In 1679

Sunday, 19 January 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   In the year 1679 barent Avercamp, Dutch landscape painter, dies at about 66  

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

Nov 03   In the year 1679 great panic occurs in Europe over the close approach of a comet  

Nov 10   In the year 1679 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 in the year 1679.  

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

Nov 30   On this day in history pieter van Schooten, Dutch mathematician/fort architect, dies at 45  

Dec 10   On this day in history 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   On this day in history 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   Pietro Filippo Scarlotti, composer was born in the year 1679.  

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

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

Jan 27   In the year 1679 birth of jean-Francois de Troy, French painter  

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

Feb 24   Domenico Natale Sarro, Italian opera composer was born on this day in history.  

Mar 18   On this day in history birth of matthew Decker, English merchant and writer (d. 1759)  

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   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 on this day in history.  

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

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

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