This airticle is aboot the year 1679.

1679 (MDCLXXIX) wis a common year stairtin on Sunday o the Gregorian calendar and a common year stairtin on Wadensday o the Julian calendar, the 1679t year o the Common Era (CE) an Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 679t year o the 2nt millennium, the 79t year o the 17t century, an the 10t an last year o the 1670s decade. As o the stairt o 1679, the Gregorian calendar wis 10 days aheid o the Julian calendar, that remeened in localised use till 1923.

Millennium: 2nt millennium
Centuries: 16t century17t century18t century
Decades: 1640s  1650s  1660s  – 1670s –  1680s  1690s  1700s
Years: 1676 1677 167816791680 1681 1682