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Historical Events In 1678

Tuesday, 26 March 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   France & Brandenburg signs peace treaty in the year 1678.  

Oct 02   Wu San-kuei, gen, invited Manchus to China, dies trying to expel them on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1678.  

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 on this day in history.  

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

Dec 02   Nicolaas S Cruquius, Dutch hydraulic engineer (drained Haarlemmermeer) on this day in history.  

Dec 03   Edmund Halley receives MA from Queen's College, Oxford on this day in history.  

Dec 29   In the year 1678 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 in the year 1678.  

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

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   Nicola Francesco Haym, composer was born on this day in history.  

Jul 26   On this day in history birth of joseph I Habsburg, German king/Roman catholic emperor (1705-11)  

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 in the year 1678.  

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

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 in the year 1678.  

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 in the year 1678.  

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