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Historical Events For 1678

Friday, 24 February 2017

Jan 02   Staatsoper Hamburg opens with Theiles "Adam und Eva" in the year 1678.  

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 in the year 1678.  

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

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

Feb 13   In the year 1678 tycho Brahe 1st sketches "Tychonic system" of solar system  

Feb 18   John Bunyan's "Pilgrim's Progress" is published on this day in history.  

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

Feb 27   In the year 1678 earl of Shaftesbury freed out of London Tower  

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

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Mar 04   In the year 1678 the birth of Antonio Vivaldi, Italian composer  

Mar 15   Dominique Marie Valet, French RC/old-catholic bishop on this day in history.  

Apr 25   On this day in history french troops conquer Ypres  

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

May 03   French conquering fleet at Curacao, 1200 die 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   Joseph de La Barre, composer, dies at 44 on this day in history.  

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

May 11   On this day in history french admiral Jean d'Estrees' fleet runs aground on Aves-islands, Curaaao  

May 17   On this day in history king Charles II & Louis XIV sign secret treaty  

May 31   Lady Godiva rides naked through Coventry in a protest of taxes on this day in history.  

May 31   Lady Godiva rode naked through Coventry in a protest of taxes on this day in history.  

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

Jun 17   In the year 1678 giacomo Torelli, composer, dies at 69  

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

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

Jul 26   England & Netherlands signs treaty: sending ultimatum to France on this day in history.  

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

Jul 30   On this day in history english troops lands in Flanders  

Aug 03   Robert LaSalle builds 1st ship in America, Griffon in the year 1678.  

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

Aug 10   In the year 1678 netherlands & France signs peace treaty in Nijmegen  

Aug 14   On this day in history battle of Mons-French repulse William of Orange  

Aug 16   Andrew Marvell, English poet (Definition of Love), ODs at 57 on this day in history.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1678

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Mar 03   On this day in history birth of madeleine de Verchères, French Canadian heroine (d. 1747)  

Mar 04   In the year 1678 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   On this day in history birth of dominique Marie Valet, French RC/old-catholic bishop  

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 on this day in history.  

Sep 16   In the year 1678 birth of henry St John, English statesman and philosopher (d. 1751)  

Sep 29   Adrien-Maurice, 3rd duc de Noailles, French soldier (d. 1766) 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   Joan Maetsuyker, gov-gen of Neth East-Indies, dies at 72 on this day in history.  

Jan 29   In the year 1678 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   In the year 1678 anna M van Schurman, Dutch poet/spoke 10 languages, dies at about 70  

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

Jun 02   On this day in history pieter the Great, regent/diplomat, dies at 63  

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