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Science - State leaders - Literature - Music Events January 29 - Feodor III becomes Tsar of Russia First measurement of the speed of light, by Ole Rømer Bacons Rebellion Russo-Turkish Wars commence. ... Events First performance of Racines tragedy, Phèdre Sarah Churchill marries John Churchill, 1st Duke of Marlborough Battle of Cassel, Philippe I of Orléans defeats William of Orange Mary II of England marries William of Orange English Statute of frauds is passed into law Battle of Landskrona Elias... Events August 10 - Treaty of Nijmegen ends the Dutch War. ... Events First Portuguese governor was appointed to Macau The Swedish city Karlskrona was founded as the Royal Swedish Navy relocated there. ... Events March 4 - Charles II of England grants a land charter to William Penn for the area that will later become Pennsylvania. ... Events March 11 – Chelsea hospital for soldiers is founded in England May 6 - Louis XIV of France moves his court to Versailles. ... This is a list of decades which have articles with more information about them. ... Centuries: 16th century - 17th century - 18th century Decades: 1590s 1600s 1610s 1620s 1630s - 1640s - 1650s 1660s 1670s 1680s 1690s Years: 1640 1641 1642 1643 1644 1645 1646 1647 1648 1649 Events and Trends The personal union of the crowns of Spain and Portugal ends due to a revolution in the... Centuries: 16th century - 17th century - 18th century Decades: 1600s 1610s 1620s 1630s 1640s - 1650s - 1660s 1670s 1680s 1690s 1700s Years: 1650 1651 1652 1653 1654 1655 1656 1657 1658 1659 Significant Events and Trends World Leaders King Frederick III of Denmark (1648 - 1670). ... Centuries: 16th century - 17th century - 18th century Decades: 1610s 1620s 1630s 1640s 1650s - 1660s - 1670s 1680s 1690s 1700s 1710s Years: 1660 1661 1662 1663 1664 1665 1666 1667 1668 1669 Events and Trends Samuel Pepys begins his famous diary in 1660 and ends it, due to failing eyesight in 1669. ... Events and Trends Newton and Leibniz independently discover calculus. ... Centuries: 16th century - 17th century - 18th century Decades: 1630s 1640s 1650s 1660s 1670s - 1680s - 1690s 1700s 1710s 1720s 1730s Years: 1680 1681 1682 1683 1684 1685 1686 1687 1688 1689 Events and Trends The Treaty of Ratisbon between France and England in 1684 ended the Age of Buccaneers. ... Events and Trends Thomas Neale designed Seven Dials The Salem Witchcraft Trials are held in Massachusetts Bay Colony (1692). ... Events and trends The Bonneville Slide blocks the Columbia River near the site of present-day Cascade Locks, Oregon with a land bridge 200 feet (60 m) high. ... These pages contain the trends of millennia and centuries. ... (15th century - 16th century - 17th century - more centuries) As a means of recording the passage of time, the 16th century was that century which lasted from 1501 to 1600. ... (16th century - 17th century - 18th century - more centuries) As a means of recording the passage of time, the 17th century was that century which lasted from 1601-1700. ... (17th century - 18th century - 19th century - more centuries) As a means of recording the passage of time, the 18th century refers to the century that lasted from 1701 through 1800. ... The year 1679 in science and technology included many events, some of which are listed here. ... 1678 state leaders - Events of 1679 - 1680 state leaders - State leaders by year See also: List of religious leaders in 1679 List of international organization leaders in 1679 List of colonial governors in 1679 Asia China (Qing Dynasty) - Kangxi, Emperor of China (1662-1722) Japan - Monarch - Reigen, Emperor of Japan... See also: 1678 in literature, other events of 1679, 1680 in literature, list of years in literature. ...

Events

January 24 is the 24th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Charles II (29 May 1630–6 February 1685) was the King of England, Scotland, and Ireland from 30 January 1649 (de jure) or 29 May 1660 (de facto) until his death. ... The debating chamber or hemicycle of the European Parliament in Brussels. ... August 7 is the 219th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (220th in leap years), with 146 days remaining. ... Built by René Robert Cavelier, Sieur de La Salle, Le Griffon is considered to have been the first actual ship on the Upper Great Lakes. ... Engraving of La Salle René Robert Cavelier, Sieur de La Salle (November 22, 1643 – March 19, 1687) was a French cleric and explorer. ... The Niagara River flows to the north from Lake Erie to Lake Ontario. ... The Great Lakes from space The Great Lakes are a group of five large lakes on or near the United States-Canadian border. ... The Habeas Corpus Act 1679 is an English statute passed during the reign of King Charles II to define and strengthen the ancient prerogative writ of habeas corpus, whereby persons unlawfully detained can be ordered to be produced before a court of law. ... Royal motto: Dieu et mon droit (French: God and my right) Englands location within the UK Official language English de facto Capital London de facto Largest city London Area - Total Ranked 1st UK 130,395 km² Population - Total (mid-2004) - Density Ranked 1st UK 50. ... This article is about the continent. ... The Horseshoe Falls, one of the three Niagara Falls. ...

Births

January 24 is the 24th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Christian Wolff (less correctly Wolf) ( January 24, 1679 - April 9, 1754), German philosopher. ... 1754 was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar). ... March 18 is the 77th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (78th in leap years). ... Sir Matthew Decker, Baronet, (1679 - 18 March 1749) was an English merchant and writer on trade. ... Events While in debtors prison, John Cleland writes Fanny Hill (Memoirs of a Woman of Pleasure). ... August 22 is the 234th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (235th in leap years), with 131 days remaining. ... Pierre Guérin de Tencin (22 August 1679 - 2 March 1758), French ecclesiastic, was archbishop of Embrun and Lyons, and a cardinal. ... 1758 was a common year starting on Sunday (see link for calendar). ... October 16 is the 289th day of the year (290th in Leap years). ... Jan Dismas Zelenka (1679-1745) was a Bohemian Baroque composer active in Dresden. ... // Events May 11 - War of Austrian Succession: Battle of Fontenoy - At Fontenoy, French forces defeat an Anglo-Dutch-Hanoverian army including the Black Watch June 4 – Frederick the Great destroys Austrian army at Hohenfriedberg August 19 - Beginning of the 45 Jacobite Rising at Glenfinnan September 12 - Francis I is elected... October 18 is the 291st day of the year (292nd in Leap years). ... Ann Putnam (October 18, 1679 – 1716). ... // Events Natchez, one of the oldest towns on the Mississippi, founded. ... Firmin Abauzit (1679 - 1767) was a French scholar who worked on physics, theology and philosophy. ... 1767 was a common year starting on Thursday (see link for calendar). ...

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The first months of 1679 saw Mme de Guise spending most of her time at court, where Charpentier was embarking on a potential career in the entourage of the prince whom everyone expected would soon succeed Louis XIV, already an old man for that day.
On March 17, 1679, Rome had approved the text of the Antiphona in honorem Beatæ Virginis a redemptione captivorum (H. 25), to be recited by all faithful Christians in the Kingdom of France who observe the canonical hours, be they secular or regular, male or female.
The year 1679 brought an intensification of the Affaire des Poisons, which had surfaced in 1676 when Mme de Brinvilliers was executed for having poisoned her father and her brothers.
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