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Historical Events In 1678

Tuesday, 12 November 2019

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   Joan Maetsuyker, gov-gen of Neth East-Indies, dies at 72 on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

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

Feb 18   John Bunyan's "The Pilgrim's Progress" is published in the year 1678.  

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   The birth of Antonio Vivaldi, Italian composer in the year 1678.  

Mar 15   In the year 1678 dominique Marie Valet, French RC/old-catholic bishop  

Apr 25   In the year 1678 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 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   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 in the year 1678.  

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   On this day in history giacomo Torelli, composer, dies at 69  

Jun 25   In the year 1678 elena Cornaro Piscopia is the first woman awarded a doctorate of philosophy.  

Jul 06   In the year 1678 nicola Francesco Haym, composer  

Jul 26   In the year 1678 england & Netherlands signs treaty: sending ultimatum to France  

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

Jul 30   In the year 1678 english troops lands in Flanders  

Aug 03   Robert LaSalle builds 1st ship in America, Griffon on this day in history.  

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

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 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 in the year 1678.  

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   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 in the year 1678.  

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

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 on this day in history.  

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

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