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Historical Events In 1678

Wednesday, 12 August 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   On this day in history wu San-kuei, gen, invited Manchus to China, dies trying to expel them  

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

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

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

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

Nov 07   On this day in history erasmus Quellinus II [Quellien], Flemish painter/etcher, dies at 70  

Nov 18   Giovanni Maria Bononcini, composer, dies at 36 on this day in history.  

Nov 20   Charles Dujardin, painter/etcher (Learned Dog), dies at about 56 in the year 1678.  

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

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

Dec 02   In the year 1678 nicolaas S Cruquius, Dutch hydraulic engineer (drained Haarlemmermeer)  

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

Dec 29   Gotthard Wagner, composer on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1678.  

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

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

Jul 06   Nicola Francesco Haym, composer was born in the year 1678.  

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   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 in the year 1678.  

Jan 07   In the year 1678 johannes Flittner, composer, dies at 59  

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

Jan 29   Jeronimo Lobo, Portuguese Jesuit missionary (b. 1593) died in the year 1678.  

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

Jun 02   On this day in history pieter the Great, regent/diplomat, dies at 63  

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