Historical Events In 1679
Monday, 06 April 2020
Jan 05 Pietro Filippo Scarlotti, composer on this day in history.
Jan 08 In the year 1679 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 on this day in history.
Jan 27 Jean-Francois de Troy, French painter in the year 1679.
Jan 31 In the year 1679 jean-Baptiste Lully's opera "Bellerophon," premieres in Paris
Feb 03 Jan Havicksz Steen, Dutch painter (St Nicolas Feast), dies at 53 in the year 1679.
Feb 05 German emperor Leopold I signs peace with France in the year 1679.
Feb 05 In the year 1679 joost van den Vondel, Dutch poet (Gysbreght van Aemstel), dies at 91
Feb 14 Georg Friedrich Kauffman, composer in the year 1679.
Feb 24 Domenico Natale Sarro, Italian opera composer in the year 1679.
Mar 27 On this day in history abraham Mignon, Dutch still life painter, dies at 38
Apr 03 In the year 1679 edmund Halley meets Johannes Hevelius in Danzig
Apr 17 In the year 1679 john van Kessel, Flemish painter, dies at 53
Apr 18 On this day in history hofmannswaldau, writer, dies
May 01 Esaias Reusner, composer, dies at 43 in the year 1679.
May 12 Giovanni Antonio Ricieri, composer in the year 1679.
May 14 Peder [Nielsen] Horrebow, Danish astronomer on this day in history.
May 27 Habeaus Corpus Act (no false arrest & imprisonment) passes in UK in the year 1679.
Jun 01 On this day in history battle at Bothwell Bridge on Clyde: Duke of Monmouth beats Scottish
Jun 01 Johan Runius, Swedish poet (Dudaim) in the year 1679.
Jun 03 Jean-Francius Miller, painter, buried on this day in history.
Jun 27 On this day in history pablo Bruna, composer, dies at 68
Jul 02 In the year 1679 europeans first visit Minnesota and see headwaters of Mississippi in an expedition led by Daniel Greysolon de Du Luth.
Jul 08 Samuel J Columbus, Swedish poet (Odae Sveticae), dies in the year 1679.
Jul 12 Britain's King Charles II ratified Habeas Corpus Act in the year 1679.
Aug 20 On this day in history jacob Alting, Dutch theologist, dies at 60
Sep 17 In the year 1679 juan Jose of Austrian, Spanish gen/gov of Netherlands, dies at 50
Sep 18 In the year 1679 new Hampshire becomes a county Massachusetts Bay Colony
Sep 20 Cornelis Evertsen the Young, vice-admiral of Zealand, dies at 51 in the year 1679.
Sep 28 On this day in history mihael Omerza, composer
Oct 16 In the year 1679 jan Dismas Zelenka, composer