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Famous Birthdays In 1678

Wednesday, 14 April 2021

Mar 03 In the year 1678 birth of madeleine de Verchères, French Canadian heroine (d. 1747)

Mar 04 Antonio Vivaldi, Venice, Baroque violin virtuoso/composer (4 Seasons) was born on this day in history.

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

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 Joseph I Habsburg, German king/Roman catholic emperor (1705-11) was born in the year 1678.

Sep 16 Henry St John, English statesman and philosopher (d. 1751) was born on this day in history.

Sep 29 On this day in history birth of adrien-Maurice, 3rd duc de Noailles, French soldier (d. 1766)

Oct 10 John Campbell, 2nd duke of Argyll/fieldmarshal (Union of 1707) was born on this day in history.

Nov 26 Jean Jacques d'Ortous de Mairan, French geophysicist (d. 1771) was born in the year 1678.

Dec 02 Nicolaas S Cruquius, Dutch hydraulic engineer (drained Haarlemmermeer) was born in the year 1678.

Dec 08 Horatio Walpole, 1st Baron Walpole of Wolterton, English diplomat (d. 1757) was born on this day in history.

Dec 13 On this day in history birth of yongzheng Emperor of China (d. 1735)

Dec 14 On this day in history birth of daniel Neal, English historian (d. 1743)

Dec 29 On this day in history birth of gotthard Wagner, composer

Dec 30 William Croft, composer was born on this day in history.

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

Jan 24 Joan Maetsuyker, gov-gen of Neth East-Indies, dies at 72 on this day in history.

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 Pieter the Great, regent/diplomat, dies at 63 in the year 1678.

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