What Happened in 1669

  • Johannes Vermeer Paints The Lacemaker

    The Lacemaker is a painting by the Dutch artist Johannes Vermeer (1632-1675), completed between 1669–1670 and held in the Louvre, Paris. The work... Read more

  • Eruption of Mount Etna

    When Etna began to rumble and belch gas on March 8, the residents nearby ignored the warning signs of a larger eruption. Three days later, the... Read more