Historical Events In 1679
Wednesday, 20 November 2019
Jan 05 In the year 1679 pietro Filippo Scarlotti, composer
Jan 08 On this day in history 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 Girolamo Chiti, composer in the year 1679.
Jan 24 Christian von Wolff, German philosopher on this day in history.
Jan 24 King Charles II disbands English parliament on this day in history.
Jan 27 In the year 1679 jean-Francois de Troy, French painter
Jan 31 Jean-Baptiste Lully's opera "Bellerophon," premieres in Paris in the year 1679.
Feb 03 On this day in history jan Havicksz Steen, Dutch painter (St Nicolas Feast), dies at 53
Feb 05 German emperor Leopold I signs peace with France in the year 1679.
Feb 05 Joost van den Vondel, Dutch poet (Gysbreght van Aemstel), dies at 91 on this day in history.
Feb 14 Georg Friedrich Kauffman, composer in the year 1679.
Feb 24 In the year 1679 domenico Natale Sarro, Italian opera composer
Mar 27 Abraham Mignon, Dutch still life painter, dies at 38 on this day in history.
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 In the year 1679 hofmannswaldau, writer, dies
May 01 Esaias Reusner, composer, dies at 43 in the year 1679.
May 12 In the year 1679 giovanni Antonio Ricieri, composer
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 In the year 1679 battle at Bothwell Bridge on Clyde: Duke of Monmouth beats Scottish
Jun 01 On this day in history johan Runius, Swedish poet (Dudaim)
Jun 03 Jean-Francius Miller, painter, buried on this day in history.
Jun 27 Pablo Bruna, composer, dies at 68 on this day in history.
Jul 02 Europeans first visit Minnesota and see headwaters of Mississippi in an expedition led by Daniel Greysolon de Du Luth on this day in history.
Jul 08 In the year 1679 samuel J Columbus, Swedish poet (Odae Sveticae), dies
Jul 12 In the year 1679 britain's King Charles II ratified Habeas Corpus Act
Aug 20 On this day in history jacob Alting, Dutch theologist, dies at 60
Sep 17 Juan Jose of Austrian, Spanish gen/gov of Netherlands, dies at 50 on this day in history.
Sep 18 On this day in history 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 Mihael Omerza, composer in the year 1679.
Oct 16 In the year 1679 jan Dismas Zelenka, composer