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Historical Events Happened In 1678

Tuesday, 31 May 2016

Jan 02   In the year 1678 staatsoper Hamburg opens with Theiles "Adam und Eva"  

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

Jan 07   In the year 1678 johannes Flittner, composer, dies at 59  

Jan 24   On this day in history joan Maetsuyker, gov-gen of Neth East-Indies, dies at 72  

Feb 10   Philip Vingboons, Amsterdam's master builder, buried in the year 1678.  

Feb 13   Tycho Brahe 1st sketches "Tychonic system" of solar system in the year 1678.  

Feb 18   John Bunyan's "Pilgrim's Progress" is published in the year 1678.  

Feb 18   On this day in history john Bunyan's "The Pilgrim's Progress" is published  

Feb 27   Earl of Shaftesbury freed out of London Tower on this day in history.  

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

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Mar 04   On this day in history the birth of Antonio Vivaldi, Italian composer  

Mar 15   In the year 1678 dominique Marie Valet, French RC/old-catholic bishop  

Apr 25   In the year 1678 french troops conquer Ypres  

May 03   French conquering fleet at Curaçao, 1200 die in the year 1678.  

May 03   In the year 1678 french conquering fleet at Curacao, 1200 die  

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  

May 11   French Admiral Jean d'Estrées' fleet runs aground on Aves-islands, Curaçao in the year 1678.  

May 11   In the year 1678 french admiral Jean d'Estrees' fleet runs aground on Aves-islands, Curaaao  

May 17   King Charles II & Louis XIV sign secret treaty in the year 1678.  

May 31   On this day in history lady Godiva rides naked through Coventry in a protest of taxes  

May 31   Lady Godiva rode naked through Coventry in a protest of taxes in the year 1678.  

Jun 02   Pieter the Great, regent/diplomat, dies at 63 in the year 1678.  

Jun 17   Giacomo Torelli, composer, dies at 69 on this day in history.  

Jun 25   Elena Cornaro Piscopia is the first woman awarded a doctorate of philosophy on this day in history.  

Jul 06   Nicola Francesco Haym, composer on this day in history.  

Jul 26   On this day in history england & Netherlands signs treaty: sending ultimatum to France  

Jul 26   In the year 1678 joseph I Habsburg, German king/Roman catholic emperor (1705-11)  

Jul 30   In the year 1678 english troops lands in Flanders  

Aug 03   In the year 1678 robert LaSalle builds 1st ship in America, Griffon  

Aug 03   On this day in history robert LaSalle builds first ship in America, Griffon  

Aug 10   Netherlands & France signs peace treaty in Nijmegen on this day in history.  

Aug 14   Battle of Mons-French repulse William of Orange in the year 1678.  

Aug 16   In the year 1678 andrew Marvell, English poet (Definition of Love), ODs at 57  

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Famous Birthdays In 1678

Famous People Born In This Year In History

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

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

Mar 07   Filippo Juvara, Italian architect (d. 1736) was born in the year 1678.  

Mar 15   On this day in history birth of dominique Marie Valet, French RC/old-catholic bishop  

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 in the year 1678.  

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 in the year 1678.  

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   On this day in history johannes Flittner, composer, dies at 59  

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

Jan 29   On this day in history death of jeronimo Lobo, Portuguese Jesuit missionary (b. 1593)  

Feb 10   Philip Vingboons, Amsterdam's master builder, buried died on this day in history.  

May 05   Anna M van Schurman, Dutch poet/spoke 10 languages, dies at about 70 on this day in history.  

May 06   In the year 1678 joseph de La Barre, composer, dies at 44  

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

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