On This Day

January 1679 in History

Events in History


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Jan 24 King Charles II disbands English parliament

King of England Charles II
King of England
Charles II

Birthdays in History

  • Jan 24 Christian von Wolff, German philosopher
  • Jan 27 Jean-Francois de Troy, French painter

Deaths in History

  • Jan 14 Jacques de Billy, French mathematician (b. 1602)