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Historical Events In 1678

Friday, 18 January 2019

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

Sep 28   "Pilgrim's Progress" published in the year 1678.  

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

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   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   In the year 1678 giovanni Maria Bononcini, composer, dies at 36  

Nov 20   On this day in history charles Dujardin, painter/etcher (Learned Dog), dies at about 56  

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   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   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   Dominique Marie Valet, French RC/old-catholic bishop was born in the year 1678.  

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   On this day in history birth of adrien-Maurice, 3rd duc de Noailles, French soldier (d. 1766)  

Famous Deaths In 1678

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 04   In the year 1678 johan Maetsuyker, Dutch gov-general of Ceylon (1653-78), dies at 71  

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

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

Jan 29   In the year 1678 death of jeronimo Lobo, Portuguese Jesuit missionary (b. 1593)  

Feb 10   On this day in history death of philip Vingboons, Amsterdam's master builder, buried  

May 05   In the year 1678 anna M van Schurman, Dutch poet/spoke 10 languages, dies at about 70  

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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