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Famous Birthdays In 1678

Thursday, 26 May 2022

Mar 03 Madeleine de Verchères, French Canadian heroine (d. 1747) was born on this day in history.

Mar 04 Antonio Vivaldi, Venice, Baroque violin virtuoso/composer (4 Seasons) was born in the year 1678.

Mar 07 On this day in history birth of filippo Juvara, Italian architect (d. 1736)

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

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

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 on this day in history.

Dec 08 Horatio Walpole, 1st Baron Walpole of Wolterton, English diplomat (d. 1757) was born in the year 1678.

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

Dec 14 Daniel Neal, English historian (d. 1743) was born on this day in history.

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

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

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

Jun 02 In the year 1678 pieter the Great, regent/diplomat, dies at 63

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