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Historical Events In 1678

Saturday, 04 April 2020

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

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

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

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

Apr 25   French troops conquer Ypres in the year 1678.  

May 03   On this day in history french conquering fleet at Curaçao, 1200 die  

May 03   French conquering fleet at Curacao, 1200 die 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.  

May 11   French Admiral Jean d'Estrées' fleet runs aground on Aves-islands, Curaçao in the year 1678.  

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 in the year 1678.  

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 on this day in history.  

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

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   Nicola Francesco Haym, composer on this day in history.  

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

Aug 03   Robert LaSalle builds first ship in America, Griffon on this day in history.  

Aug 10   Netherlands & France signs peace treaty in Nijmegen on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1678.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1678

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Mar 03   In the year 1678 birth of madeleine de Verchères, French Canadian heroine (d. 1747)  

Mar 04   In the year 1678 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   In the year 1678 birth of dominique Marie Valet, French RC/old-catholic bishop  

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

Jul 26   On this day in history 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   Adrien-Maurice, 3rd duc de Noailles, French soldier (d. 1766) was born in the year 1678.  

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   Joan Maetsuyker, gov-gen of Neth East-Indies, dies at 72 in the year 1678.  

Jan 29   In the year 1678 death of jeronimo Lobo, Portuguese Jesuit missionary (b. 1593)  

Feb 10   On this day in history 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   Joseph de La Barre, composer, dies at 44 on this day in history.  

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

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