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Historical Events In 1678

Sunday, 15 September 2019

Sep 17   France & Spain signs peace treaty in the year 1678.  

Sep 28   On this day in history "Pilgrim's Progress" published  

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

Oct 02   On this day in history wu San-kuei, gen, invited Manchus to China, dies trying to expel them  

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 on this day in history.  

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

Nov 05   Brandenburgse troops occupy Greifswald in Sweden on this day in history.  

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   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 in the year 1678.  

Nov 30   On this day in history roman Catholics banned from English parliament  

Dec 02   On this day in history nicolaas S Cruquius, Dutch hydraulic engineer (drained Haarlemmermeer)  

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   On this day in history william Croft, composer  

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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   Antonio Vivaldi, Venice, Baroque violin virtuoso/composer (4 Seasons) was born on this day in history.  

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 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   Henry St John, English statesman and philosopher (d. 1751) was born on this day in history.  

Sep 29   Adrien-Maurice, 3rd duc de Noailles, French soldier (d. 1766) was born on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1678.  

Jan 07   Johannes Flittner, composer, dies at 59 in the year 1678.  

Jan 24   In the year 1678 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 on this day in history.  

May 05   Anna M van Schurman, Dutch poet/spoke 10 languages, dies at about 70 on this day in history.  

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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