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Historical Events In 1678

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

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

Sep 29   In the year 1678 france & Brandenburg signs peace treaty  

Oct 02   In the year 1678 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   In the year 1678 cornelis Galle II, Flemish engraver/illustrator, dies at 63  

Oct 26   In the year 1678 john Jenkins, composer, dies  

Nov 05   In the year 1678 brandenburgse troops occupy Greifswald in Sweden  

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

Nov 18   Giovanni Maria Bononcini, composer, dies at 36 in the year 1678.  

Nov 20   In the year 1678 charles Dujardin, painter/etcher (Learned Dog), dies at about 56  

Nov 30   In the year 1678 andries de Graeff, mayor of Amsterdam (1657..71), dies at 67  

Nov 30   Roman Catholics banned from English parliament in the year 1678.  

Dec 02   In the year 1678 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   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   Madeleine de Verchères, French Canadian heroine (d. 1747) was born on this day in history.  

Mar 04   In the year 1678 birth of antonio Vivaldi, Venice, Baroque violin virtuoso/composer (4 Seasons)  

Mar 07   Filippo Juvara, Italian architect (d. 1736) was born in the year 1678.  

Mar 15   In the year 1678 birth of dominique Marie Valet, French RC/old-catholic bishop  

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 in the year 1678.  

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

Sep 29   Adrien-Maurice, 3rd duc de Noailles, French soldier (d. 1766) was born in the year 1678.  

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   On this day in history johannes Flittner, composer, dies at 59  

Jan 24   Joan Maetsuyker, gov-gen of Neth East-Indies, dies at 72 in the year 1678.  

Jan 29   Jeronimo Lobo, Portuguese Jesuit missionary (b. 1593) died on this day in history.  

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

May 05   Anna M van Schurman, Dutch poet/spoke 10 languages, dies at about 70 in the year 1678.  

May 06   In the year 1678 joseph de La Barre, composer, dies at 44  

Jun 02   In the year 1678 pieter the Great, regent/diplomat, dies at 63  

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