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Historical Events For 1678

Friday, 24 March 2017

Jan 02   Staatsoper Hamburg opens with Theiles "Adam und Eva" in the year 1678.  

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   Philip Vingboons, Amsterdam's master builder, buried on this day in history.  

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

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

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

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

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

May 31   Lady Godiva rode naked through Coventry in a protest of taxes in the year 1678.  

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

Jun 17   In the year 1678 giacomo Torelli, composer, dies at 69  

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

Jul 06   In the year 1678 nicola Francesco Haym, composer  

Jul 26   England & Netherlands signs treaty: sending ultimatum to France on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1678 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   In the year 1678 battle of Mons-French repulse William of Orange  

Aug 16   Andrew Marvell, English poet (Definition of Love), ODs at 57 in the year 1678.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1678

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Mar 03   On this day in history birth of madeleine de Verchères, French Canadian heroine (d. 1747)  

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

Mar 07   In the year 1678 birth of filippo Juvara, Italian architect (d. 1736)  

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 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   Johan Maetsuyker, Dutch gov-general of Ceylon (1653-78), dies at 71 on this day in history.  

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

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 on this day in history.  

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.  

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