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Historical Events In 1678

Wednesday, 08 December 2021

Jan 02   Staatsoper Hamburg opens with Theiles "Adam und Eva" on this day in history.  

Jan 04   Johan Maetsuyker, Dutch gov-general of Ceylon (1653-78), dies at 71 in the year 1678.  

Jan 07   In the year 1678 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   On this day in history philip Vingboons, Amsterdam's master builder, buried  

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

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 on this day in history.  

Feb 27   On this day in history earl of Shaftesbury freed out of London Tower  

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

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   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   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.  

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

May 11   On this day in history french admiral Jean d'Estrees' fleet runs aground on Aves-islands, Curaaao  

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   In the year 1678 lady Godiva rode naked through Coventry in a protest of taxes  

Jun 02   Pieter the Great, regent/diplomat, dies at 63 on this day in history.  

Jun 17   Giacomo Torelli, composer, dies at 69 in the year 1678.  

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

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

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   On this day in history english troops lands in Flanders  

Aug 03   In the year 1678 robert LaSalle builds 1st ship in America, Griffon  

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

Aug 10   On this day in history netherlands & France signs peace treaty in Nijmegen  

Aug 14   Battle of Mons-French repulse William of Orange in the year 1678.  

Aug 16   On this day in history 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   On this day in history 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   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   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   On this day in history 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   On this day in history johan Maetsuyker, Dutch gov-general of Ceylon (1653-78), dies at 71  

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  

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   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.  

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

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