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Historical Events Happened In 1678

Thursday, 27 November 2014

Jan 02   Staatsoper Hamburg opens with Theiles "Adam und Eva" on this day 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  

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

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

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   Earl of Shaftesbury freed out of London Tower in the year 1678.  

Mar 04   Antonio Vivaldi, Venice, Baroque violin virtuoso/composer (4 Seasons) in the year 1678.  

Mar 04   The birth of Antonio Vivaldi, Italian composer on this day in history.  

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

Apr 25   In the year 1678 french troops conquer Ypres  

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

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

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 in the year 1678.  

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   In the year 1678 king Charles II & Louis XIV sign secret treaty  

May 31   In the year 1678 lady Godiva rides naked through Coventry in a protest of taxes  

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

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

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   England & Netherlands signs treaty: sending ultimatum to France in the year 1678.  

Jul 26   Joseph I Habsburg, German king/Roman catholic emperor (1705-11) in the year 1678.  

Jul 30   In the year 1678 english troops lands in Flanders  

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   Battle of Mons-French repulse William of Orange in the year 1678.  

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 on this day in history.  

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

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

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   On this day in history johannes Flittner, composer, dies at 59  

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 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   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