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Historical Events In 1678

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Jan 02   On this day in history staatsoper Hamburg opens with Theiles "Adam und Eva"  

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   In the year 1678 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 on this day in history.  

Mar 04   In the year 1678 antonio Vivaldi, Venice, Baroque violin virtuoso/composer (4 Seasons)  

Mar 04   The birth of Antonio Vivaldi, Italian composer in the year 1678.  

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

Apr 25   In the year 1678 french troops conquer Ypres  

May 03   French conquering fleet at Curaçao, 1200 die in the year 1678.  

May 03   In the year 1678 french conquering fleet at Curacao, 1200 die  

May 05   On this day in history anna M van Schurman, Dutch poet/spoke 10 languages, dies at about 70  

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 on this day in history.  

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

May 31   In the year 1678 lady Godiva rides naked through Coventry in a protest of taxes  

May 31   In the year 1678 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   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   Nicola Francesco Haym, composer on this day in history.  

Jul 26   On this day in history england & Netherlands signs treaty: sending ultimatum to France  

Jul 26   Joseph I Habsburg, German king/Roman catholic emperor (1705-11) on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1678 robert LaSalle builds first ship in America, Griffon  

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

Aug 14   In the year 1678 battle of Mons-French repulse William of Orange  

Aug 16   In the year 1678 andrew Marvell, English poet (Definition of Love), ODs at 57  

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

Mar 07   Filippo Juvara, Italian architect (d. 1736) was born on this day in history.  

Mar 15   In the year 1678 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 in the year 1678.  

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

Jan 24   On this day in history 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   Philip Vingboons, Amsterdam's master builder, buried died on this day in history.  

May 05   In the year 1678 anna M van Schurman, Dutch poet/spoke 10 languages, dies at about 70  

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

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

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