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Historical Events In 1678

Saturday, 25 January 2020

Sep 17   On this day in history france & Spain signs peace treaty  

Sep 28   "Pilgrim's Progress" published in the year 1678.  

Sep 29   France & Brandenburg signs peace treaty on this day in history.  

Oct 02   Wu San-kuei, gen, invited Manchus to China, dies trying to expel them on this day in history.  

Oct 10   In the year 1678 john Campbell, 2nd duke of Argyll/fieldmarshal (Union of 1707)  

Oct 18   On this day in history cornelis Galle II, Flemish engraver/illustrator, dies at 63  

Oct 26   On this day in history john Jenkins, composer, dies  

Nov 05   On this day in history brandenburgse troops occupy Greifswald in Sweden  

Nov 07   Erasmus Quellinus II [Quellien], Flemish painter/etcher, dies at 70 in the year 1678.  

Nov 18   On this day in history giovanni Maria Bononcini, composer, dies at 36  

Nov 20   On this day in history charles Dujardin, painter/etcher (Learned Dog), dies at about 56  

Nov 30   Andries de Graeff, mayor of Amsterdam (1657..71), dies at 67 on this day in history.  

Nov 30   Roman Catholics banned from English parliament on this day in history.  

Dec 02   Nicolaas S Cruquius, Dutch hydraulic engineer (drained Haarlemmermeer) on this day in history.  

Dec 03   In the year 1678 edmund Halley receives MA from Queen's College, Oxford  

Dec 29   On this day in history gotthard Wagner, composer  

Dec 30   William Croft, composer on this day in history.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1678

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Mar 03   On this day in history birth of madeleine de Verchères, French Canadian heroine (d. 1747)  

Mar 04   On this day in history birth of antonio Vivaldi, Venice, Baroque violin virtuoso/composer (4 Seasons)  

Mar 07   On this day in history birth of filippo Juvara, Italian architect (d. 1736)  

Mar 15   Dominique Marie Valet, French RC/old-catholic bishop was born on this day in history.  

Jul 06   In the year 1678 birth of nicola Francesco Haym, composer  

Jul 26   Joseph I Habsburg, German king/Roman catholic emperor (1705-11) was born in the year 1678.  

Sep 16   On this day in history birth of henry St John, English statesman and philosopher (d. 1751)  

Sep 29   In the year 1678 birth of adrien-Maurice, 3rd duc de Noailles, French soldier (d. 1766)  

Famous Deaths In 1678

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 04   In the year 1678 johan Maetsuyker, Dutch gov-general of Ceylon (1653-78), dies at 71  

Jan 07   Johannes Flittner, composer, dies at 59 on this day in history.  

Jan 24   In the year 1678 joan Maetsuyker, gov-gen of Neth East-Indies, dies at 72  

Jan 29   On this day in history death of jeronimo Lobo, Portuguese Jesuit missionary (b. 1593)  

Feb 10   Philip Vingboons, Amsterdam's master builder, buried died on this day in history.  

May 05   In the year 1678 anna M van Schurman, Dutch poet/spoke 10 languages, dies at about 70  

May 06   Joseph de La Barre, composer, dies at 44 in the year 1678.  

Jun 02   Pieter the Great, regent/diplomat, dies at 63 in the year 1678.  

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