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Historical Events Happened In 1678

Friday, 05 February 2016

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

Jan 04   Johan Maetsuyker, Dutch gov-general of Ceylon (1653-78), dies at 71 on this day in history.  

Jan 07   Johannes Flittner, composer, dies at 59 on this day in history.  

Jan 24   On this day in history 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 in the year 1678.  

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

Mar 04   In the year 1678 the birth of Antonio Vivaldi, Italian composer  

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

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 on this day in history.  

May 06   In the year 1678 joseph de La Barre, composer, dies at 44  

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 in the year 1678.  

May 17   In the year 1678 king Charles II & Louis XIV sign secret treaty  

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

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

Jun 02   In the year 1678 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 on this day in history.  

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

Jul 30   English troops lands in Flanders on this day in history.  

Aug 03   Robert LaSalle builds 1st ship in America, Griffon in the year 1678.  

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

Aug 10   In the year 1678 netherlands & France signs peace treaty in Nijmegen  

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

Jul 06   In the year 1678 birth of nicola Francesco Haym, composer  

Jul 26   In the year 1678 birth of joseph I Habsburg, German king/Roman catholic emperor (1705-11)  

Sep 16   Henry St John, English statesman and philosopher (d. 1751) was born on this day in history.  

Sep 29   In the year 1678 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   Johannes Flittner, composer, dies at 59 on this day in history.  

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

Jan 29   On this day in history death of jeronimo Lobo, Portuguese Jesuit missionary (b. 1593)  

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

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  

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