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Historical Events Happened In 1678

Friday, 31 October 2014

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

Jan 04   On this day in history 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.  

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

Feb 13   On this day in history tycho Brahe 1st sketches "Tychonic system" of solar system  

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

Feb 18   In the year 1678 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   In the year 1678 antonio Vivaldi, Venice, Baroque violin virtuoso/composer (4 Seasons)  

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

Mar 15   Dominique Marie Valet, French RC/old-catholic bishop in the year 1678.  

Apr 25   French troops conquer Ypres in the year 1678.  

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

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   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   French admiral Jean d'Estrees' fleet runs aground on Aves-islands, Curaaao on this day in history.  

May 17   King Charles II & Louis XIV sign secret treaty on this day in history.  

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

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

Jul 06   In the year 1678 nicola Francesco Haym, composer  

Jul 26   In the year 1678 england & Netherlands signs treaty: sending ultimatum to France  

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

Jul 30   English troops lands in Flanders in the year 1678.  

Aug 03   On this day in history robert LaSalle builds 1st ship in America, Griffon  

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

Aug 10   Netherlands & France signs peace treaty in Nijmegen in the year 1678.  

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

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

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Famous People Born In This Year In History

Mar 03   Madeleine de Verchères, French Canadian heroine (d. 1747) was born in the year 1678.  

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

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   In the year 1678 birth of nicola Francesco Haym, composer  

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

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

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 on this day in history.  

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 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 in the year 1678.  

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