Historical Events In 1679
Saturday, 21 September 2019
Jan 05 Pietro Filippo Scarlotti, composer on this day in history.
Jan 08 Explorer and fur trader Cavalier de La Salle reaches Niagara Falls; one of his boats is wrecked on Lake Ontario on this day in the year 1679.
Jan 09 On this day in history werner Fabricius, composer, dies at 45
Jan 19 In the year 1679 girolamo Chiti, composer
Jan 24 Christian von Wolff, German philosopher on this day in history.
Jan 24 In the year 1679 king Charles II disbands English parliament
Jan 27 Jean-Francois de Troy, French painter on this day in history.
Jan 31 In the year 1679 jean-Baptiste Lully's opera "Bellerophon," premieres in Paris
Feb 03 On this day in history jan Havicksz Steen, Dutch painter (St Nicolas Feast), dies at 53
Feb 05 On this day in history german emperor Leopold I signs peace with France
Feb 05 In the year 1679 joost van den Vondel, Dutch poet (Gysbreght van Aemstel), dies at 91
Feb 14 On this day in history georg Friedrich Kauffman, composer
Feb 24 On this day in history domenico Natale Sarro, Italian opera composer
Mar 27 Abraham Mignon, Dutch still life painter, dies at 38 in the year 1679.
Apr 03 On this day in history edmund Halley meets Johannes Hevelius in Danzig
Apr 17 John van Kessel, Flemish painter, dies at 53 on this day in history.
Apr 18 Hofmannswaldau, writer, dies on this day in history.
May 01 In the year 1679 esaias Reusner, composer, dies at 43
May 12 Giovanni Antonio Ricieri, composer on this day in history.
May 14 Peder [Nielsen] Horrebow, Danish astronomer on this day in history.
May 27 Habeaus Corpus Act (no false arrest & imprisonment) passes in UK on this day in history.
Jun 01 Battle at Bothwell Bridge on Clyde: Duke of Monmouth beats Scottish in the year 1679.
Jun 01 Johan Runius, Swedish poet (Dudaim) in the year 1679.
Jun 03 Jean-Francius Miller, painter, buried in the year 1679.
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 In the year 1679 britain's King Charles II ratified Habeas Corpus Act
Aug 20 In the year 1679 jacob Alting, Dutch theologist, dies at 60
Sep 17 Juan Jose of Austrian, Spanish gen/gov of Netherlands, dies at 50 in the year 1679.
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 on this day in history.
Sep 28 Mihael Omerza, composer on this day in history.
Oct 16 In the year 1679 jan Dismas Zelenka, composer