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Millennium: 2nd millennium
Centuries: 16th century17th century18th century
Decades: 1640s  1650s  1660s  – 1670s –  1680s  1690s  1700s
Years: 1676 1677 167816791680 1681 1682
1679 in topic:
Subjects:     ArchaeologyArchitecture
ArtLiteratureMusicScience
Leaders:   State leadersColonial governors
Category: EstablishmentsDisestablishments
BirthsDeathsWorks

Year 1679 (MDCLXXIX) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Wednesday of the 10-day slower Julian calendar).

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Events of 1679

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January–June

July–December

Undated

Births

1679 in other calendars
Gregorian calendar 1679
MDCLXXIX
Ab urbe condita 2432
Armenian calendar 1128
ԹՎ ՌՃԻԸ
Bahá'í calendar -165 – -164
Bengali calendar 1086
Berber calendar 2629
Buddhist calendar 2223
Burmese calendar 1041
Byzantine calendar 7187 – 7188
Chinese calendar 戊午年十一月十九日
(4315/4375-11-19)
— to —
己未年十一月廿九日
(4316/4376-11-29)
Coptic calendar 1395 – 1396
Ethiopian calendar 1671 – 1672
Hebrew calendar 5439 – 5440
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat 1734 – 1735
 - Shaka Samvat 1601 – 1602
 - Kali Yuga 4780 – 4781
Holocene calendar 11679
Iranian calendar 1057 – 1058
Islamic calendar 1089 – 1090
Japanese calendar Enpō 7
(延宝7年)
Korean calendar 4012
Thai solar calendar 2222

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This page is a placeholder for a page about the year 1679. The Wikiquote community has not yet come to a consensus on what this page, and calendar-year pages generally, ought to say. Please discuss any suggestions for the contents of year pages at the Village pump. In the meantime, Wikipedia's 1679 article offers a list of noteworthy events of this year.

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Millennium: 2nd millennium
Centuries: 16th century - 17th century - 18th century
Decades: 1640s  1650s  1660s  - 1670s -  1680s  1690s  1700s
Years: 1676 1677 1678 - 1679 - 1680 1681 1682

Events

  • January 24 - King Charles II of England disbands Parliament
  • June 22 - the Duke of Monmouth subdues an insurrection of Scottish Covenanters at Birthwell Bridge
  • August 7 - The brigantine Le Griffon, which was commissioned by René Robert Cavelier, Sieur de La Salle, is towed to the southern end of the Niagara River, to become the first ship to sail the upper Great Lakes.
  • Battle of Bothwell Bridge
  • Habeas Corpus Act 1679 passed in England.
  • European explorers discover Niagara Falls.krc:1679 джыл


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