Historical Events In 1679
Thursday, 20 February 2020
Jan 05 Pietro Filippo Scarlotti, composer in the year 1679.
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 Werner Fabricius, composer, dies at 45 in the year 1679.
Jan 19 On this day in history girolamo Chiti, composer
Jan 24 On this day in history christian von Wolff, German philosopher
Jan 24 King Charles II disbands English parliament in the year 1679.
Jan 27 On this day in history jean-Francois de Troy, French painter
Jan 31 Jean-Baptiste Lully's opera "Bellerophon," premieres in Paris in the year 1679.
Feb 03 Jan Havicksz Steen, Dutch painter (St Nicolas Feast), dies at 53 in the year 1679.
Feb 05 In the year 1679 german emperor Leopold I signs peace with France
Feb 05 Joost van den Vondel, Dutch poet (Gysbreght van Aemstel), dies at 91 on this day in history.
Feb 14 On this day in history georg Friedrich Kauffman, composer
Feb 24 In the year 1679 domenico Natale Sarro, Italian opera composer
Mar 27 In the year 1679 abraham Mignon, Dutch still life painter, dies at 38
Apr 03 In the year 1679 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 in the year 1679.
May 01 Esaias Reusner, composer, dies at 43 on this day in history.
May 12 In the year 1679 giovanni Antonio Ricieri, composer
May 14 In the year 1679 peder [Nielsen] Horrebow, Danish astronomer
May 27 In the year 1679 habeaus Corpus Act (no false arrest & imprisonment) passes in UK
Jun 01 Battle at Bothwell Bridge on Clyde: Duke of Monmouth beats Scottish in the year 1679.
Jun 01 In the year 1679 johan Runius, Swedish poet (Dudaim)
Jun 03 Jean-Francius Miller, painter, buried in the year 1679.
Jun 27 Pablo Bruna, composer, dies at 68 in the year 1679.
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 on this day in history.
Jul 12 Britain's King Charles II ratified Habeas Corpus Act on this day in history.
Aug 20 Jacob Alting, Dutch theologist, dies at 60 in the year 1679.
Sep 17 Juan Jose of Austrian, Spanish gen/gov of Netherlands, dies at 50 on this day in history.
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 Jan Dismas Zelenka, composer on this day in history.