1678 in History – What happened in year 1678

✅ Published on March 28th, 2009 in 17th Century in History

In history, year 1678 has its own importance and known for many memorable events like famous birthdays, inventions, natural disaster, treaties, change of rulers, special days etc. Find below a list of important historical events which happened during the year 1678.

Top Historical Events of the Year 1678 ⚡:

Date/MonthEvent / Incidence / Incident
22 JulyChhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj won the Fort of Vellore.
25 AprilThe French army captured the city of Wiperes.


Famous birthdays in the year 1678:

Date/MonthName / Profession / Country
03 March Madeleine de Verchères / Rebel Leader / Canada
04 March Antonio Vivaldi / Violinist / Italy
06 JulyNicola Francesco Haym / Composer / Italy
07 March Filippo Juvarra / Architect / Italy
08 DecemberHoratio Walpole / Politician / United Kingdom
10 OctoberJohn Campbell / Politician / Scotland
14 AprilAbraham Darby I / Iron Master / United Kingdom
14 DecemberDaniel Neal / Author / United Kingdom
16 SeptemberHenry St John / Politician / United Kingdom
26 NovemberJean-Jacques d'Ortous de Mairan / Astronomer / France
29 SeptemberAdrien Maurice de Noailles / Politician / France
30 DecemberWilliam Croft / Composer / United Kingdom
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