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Historical Events Happened In 1678

Monday, 22 December 2014

Jan 02   In the year 1678 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   On this day in history 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   On this day in history philip Vingboons, Amsterdam's master builder, buried  

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

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

Feb 18   In the year 1678 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   Dominique Marie Valet, French RC/old-catholic bishop in the year 1678.  

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   On this day in history 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   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   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   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 on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1678.  

Jul 06   On this day in history nicola Francesco Haym, composer  

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   On this day in history 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   On this day in history netherlands & France signs peace treaty in Nijmegen  

Aug 14   Battle of Mons-French repulse William of Orange on this day in history.  

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

Mar 04   In the year 1678 birth of antonio Vivaldi, Venice, Baroque violin virtuoso/composer (4 Seasons)  

Mar 07   On this day in history birth of filippo Juvara, Italian architect (d. 1736)  

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

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

Jul 26   In the year 1678 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   On this day in history 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 in the year 1678.  

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

May 05   In the year 1678 anna M van Schurman, Dutch poet/spoke 10 languages, dies at about 70  

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

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