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Historical Events Happened In 1678

Sunday, 01 May 2016

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 in the year 1678.  

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

Feb 18   In the year 1678 john Bunyan's "Pilgrim's Progress" is published  

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 in the year 1678.  

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

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

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

Apr 25   French troops conquer Ypres in the year 1678.  

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

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 on this day in history.  

May 06   On this day in history joseph de La Barre, composer, dies at 44  

May 11   In the year 1678 french Admiral Jean d'Estrées' fleet runs aground on Aves-islands, Curaçao  

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 in the year 1678.  

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

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 in the year 1678.  

Jul 26   On this day in history joseph I Habsburg, German king/Roman catholic emperor (1705-11)  

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

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

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

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

Aug 14   In the year 1678 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

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

Mar 04   In the year 1678 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   On this day in history birth of nicola Francesco Haym, composer  

Jul 26   Joseph I Habsburg, German king/Roman catholic emperor (1705-11) was born on this day in history.  

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   Johan Maetsuyker, Dutch gov-general of Ceylon (1653-78), dies at 71 in the year 1678.  

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  

Jan 29   In the year 1678 death of jeronimo Lobo, Portuguese Jesuit missionary (b. 1593)  

Feb 10   In the year 1678 death of philip Vingboons, Amsterdam's master builder, buried  

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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