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Historical Events In 1678

Thursday, 17 June 2021

Sep 17   France & Spain signs peace treaty on this day in history.  

Sep 28   In the year 1678 "Pilgrim's Progress" published  

Sep 29   On this day in history france & Brandenburg signs peace treaty  

Oct 02   Wu San-kuei, gen, invited Manchus to China, dies trying to expel them in the year 1678.  

Oct 10   John Campbell, 2nd duke of Argyll/fieldmarshal (Union of 1707) in the year 1678.  

Oct 18   Cornelis Galle II, Flemish engraver/illustrator, dies at 63 in the year 1678.  

Oct 26   John Jenkins, composer, dies in the year 1678.  

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

Nov 07   In the year 1678 erasmus Quellinus II [Quellien], Flemish painter/etcher, dies at 70  

Nov 18   In the year 1678 giovanni Maria Bononcini, composer, dies at 36  

Nov 20   Charles Dujardin, painter/etcher (Learned Dog), dies at about 56 on this day in history.  

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

Nov 30   In the year 1678 roman Catholics banned from English parliament  

Dec 02   Nicolaas S Cruquius, Dutch hydraulic engineer (drained Haarlemmermeer) in the year 1678.  

Dec 03   On this day in history edmund Halley receives MA from Queen's College, Oxford  

Dec 29   Gotthard Wagner, composer in the year 1678.  

Dec 30   William Croft, composer in the year 1678.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1678

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Mar 03   Madeleine de Verchères, French Canadian heroine (d. 1747) was born in the year 1678.  

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

Mar 07   Filippo Juvara, Italian architect (d. 1736) was born on this day in history.  

Mar 15   Dominique Marie Valet, French RC/old-catholic bishop was born in the year 1678.  

Jul 06   On this day in history birth of nicola Francesco Haym, composer  

Jul 26   Joseph I Habsburg, German king/Roman catholic emperor (1705-11) was born on this day in history.  

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   Johan Maetsuyker, Dutch gov-general of Ceylon (1653-78), dies at 71 on this day in history.  

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

Jan 24   On this day in history joan Maetsuyker, gov-gen of Neth East-Indies, dies at 72  

Jan 29   In the year 1678 death of jeronimo Lobo, Portuguese Jesuit missionary (b. 1593)  

Feb 10   Philip Vingboons, Amsterdam's master builder, buried died in the year 1678.  

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

May 06   On this day in history joseph de La Barre, composer, dies at 44  

Jun 02   Pieter the Great, regent/diplomat, dies at 63 on this day in history.  

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