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Born on Sunday May 21, 1679
Died on Sunday May 21, 1679



Born on May 21

Died on May 21

Names that were popular for boys in 1679
  1. Jan
  2. Cornelis
  3. Joannes
  4. Jean
  5. Pieter
  6. Pierre
  7. Willem
  8. Johannes
  9. Petrus
  10. Jacob
  11. Johann
  12. Jacobus
  13. Hendrik
  14. Gerrit
  15. Thomas
  16. John
Names that were popular for girls in 1679
  1. Maria
  2. Anna
  3. Marie
  4. Catharina
  5. Elisabeth
  6. Joanna
  7. Cornelia
  8. Anne
  9. Jeanne
  10. Mary
  11. Elizabeth
  12. Neeltje
  13. Johanna
  14. Jannetje
  15. Grietje
  16. Lijsbeth

Source: Wikipedia Historical context 1679
  • Stadhouder Prins Willem III (Huis van Oranje) was from 1672 till 1702 sovereign of the Netherlands (also known as Republiek der Zeven Verenigde Nederlanden)
  • January 24 » King Charles II of England dissolves the Cavalier Parliament.
  • June 1 » The Scottish Covenanters defeat John Graham of Claverhouse at the Battle of Drumclog.
  • August 7 » The brigantine Le Griffon, commissioned by René-Robert Cavelier, Sieur de La Salle, is towed to the south-eastern end of the Niagara River, to become the first ship to sail the upper Great Lakes of North America.