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Historical Events Happened In 1678

Wednesday, 05 August 2015

Jan 02   On this day in history staatsoper Hamburg opens with Theiles "Adam und Eva"  

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 in the year 1678.  

Jan 24   In the year 1678 joan Maetsuyker, gov-gen of Neth East-Indies, dies at 72  

Feb 10   On this day in history philip Vingboons, Amsterdam's master builder, buried  

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

Feb 18   On this day in history 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   On this day in history earl of Shaftesbury freed out of London Tower  

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

Mar 04   The birth of Antonio Vivaldi, Italian composer in the year 1678.  

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

Apr 25   On this day in history french troops conquer Ypres  

May 03   French conquering fleet at Curaçao, 1200 die on this day in history.  

May 03   French conquering fleet at Curacao, 1200 die on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history french Admiral Jean d'Estrées' fleet runs aground on Aves-islands, Curaçao  

May 11   In the year 1678 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 on this day in history.  

Jun 17   Giacomo Torelli, composer, dies at 69 in the year 1678.  

Jun 25   In the year 1678 elena Cornaro Piscopia is the first woman awarded a doctorate of philosophy.  

Jul 06   Nicola Francesco Haym, composer in the year 1678.  

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   English troops lands in Flanders in the year 1678.  

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

Aug 03   Robert LaSalle builds first ship in America, Griffon on this day in history.  

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   Andrew Marvell, English poet (Definition of Love), ODs at 57 in the year 1678.  

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Mar 03   On this day in history 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   In the year 1678 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   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 on this day in history.  

Sep 29   On this day in history birth of adrien-Maurice, 3rd duc de Noailles, French soldier (d. 1766)  

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

Jan 24   In the year 1678 joan Maetsuyker, gov-gen of Neth East-Indies, dies at 72  

Jan 29   Jeronimo Lobo, Portuguese Jesuit missionary (b. 1593) died on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1678.  

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

Jun 02   Pieter the Great, regent/diplomat, dies at 63 on this day in history.  

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