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Historical Events In 1678

Tuesday, 11 May 2021

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

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 in the year 1678.  

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 on this day in history.  

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   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   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 in the year 1678.  

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   In the year 1678 french admiral Jean d'Estrees' fleet runs aground on Aves-islands, Curaaao  

May 17   On this day in history 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   On this day in history pieter the Great, regent/diplomat, dies at 63  

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 in the year 1678.  

Jul 06   In the year 1678 nicola Francesco Haym, composer  

Jul 26   On this day in history 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   English troops lands in Flanders in the year 1678.  

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

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

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

Mar 07   On this day in history birth of filippo Juvara, Italian architect (d. 1736)  

Mar 15   Dominique Marie Valet, French RC/old-catholic bishop was born in the year 1678.  

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 on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history johan Maetsuyker, Dutch gov-general of Ceylon (1653-78), dies at 71  

Jan 07   Johannes Flittner, composer, dies at 59 in the year 1678.  

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

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 on this day in history.  

May 05   On this day in history 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.  

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

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