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Historical Events In 1678

Monday, 15 July 2019

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

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

Sep 29   France & Brandenburg signs peace treaty in the year 1678.  

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   John Jenkins, composer, dies in the year 1678.  

Nov 05   Brandenburgse troops occupy Greifswald in Sweden in the year 1678.  

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

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 in the year 1678.  

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

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

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   Gotthard Wagner, composer in the year 1678.  

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

Mar 07   In the year 1678 birth of filippo Juvara, Italian architect (d. 1736)  

Mar 15   On this day in history 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   Henry St John, English statesman and philosopher (d. 1751) was born in the year 1678.  

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 on this day in history.  

Jan 07   On this day in history 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   In the year 1678 death of jeronimo Lobo, Portuguese Jesuit missionary (b. 1593)  

Feb 10   In the year 1678 death of philip Vingboons, Amsterdam's master builder, buried  

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

May 06   Joseph de La Barre, composer, dies at 44 on this day in history.  

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

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