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Historical Events In 1678

Friday, 10 July 2020

Jan 02   In the year 1678 staatsoper Hamburg opens with Theiles "Adam und Eva"  

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

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 on this day in history.  

Feb 10   Philip Vingboons, Amsterdam's master builder, buried in the year 1678.  

Feb 13   In the year 1678 tycho Brahe 1st sketches "Tychonic system" of solar system  

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

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   Antonio Vivaldi, Venice, Baroque violin virtuoso/composer (4 Seasons) in the year 1678.  

Mar 04   The birth of Antonio Vivaldi, Italian composer on this day in history.  

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

Apr 25   French troops conquer Ypres on this day in history.  

May 03   French conquering fleet at Curaçao, 1200 die on this day in history.  

May 03   French conquering fleet at Curacao, 1200 die 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  

May 11   French Admiral Jean d'Estrées' fleet runs aground on Aves-islands, Curaçao on this day in history.  

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   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   Giacomo Torelli, composer, dies at 69 on this day in history.  

Jun 25   On this day in history elena Cornaro Piscopia is the first woman awarded a doctorate of philosophy.  

Jul 06   Nicola Francesco Haym, composer on this day in history.  

Jul 26   England & Netherlands signs treaty: sending ultimatum to France in the year 1678.  

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

Jul 30   In the year 1678 english troops lands in Flanders  

Aug 03   On this day in history robert LaSalle builds 1st ship in America, Griffon  

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   On this day in history 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   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 on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1678 birth of henry St John, English statesman and philosopher (d. 1751)  

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 on this day in history.  

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.  

Jan 29   Jeronimo Lobo, Portuguese Jesuit missionary (b. 1593) died in the year 1678.  

Feb 10   Philip Vingboons, Amsterdam's master builder, buried died 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   In the year 1678 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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