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Historical Events In 1678

Friday, 16 November 2018

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

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

Feb 10   Philip Vingboons, Amsterdam's master builder, buried on this day in history.  

Feb 13   On this day in history tycho Brahe 1st sketches "Tychonic system" of solar system  

Feb 18   John Bunyan's "Pilgrim's Progress" is published on this day in history.  

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

Feb 27   In the year 1678 earl of Shaftesbury freed out of London Tower  

Mar 04   Antonio Vivaldi, Venice, Baroque violin virtuoso/composer (4 Seasons) in the year 1678.  

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

Mar 15   On this day in history dominique Marie Valet, French RC/old-catholic bishop  

Apr 25   French troops conquer Ypres in the year 1678.  

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

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

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 in the year 1678.  

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

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

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 on this day in history.  

May 31   Lady Godiva rode naked through Coventry in a protest of taxes on this day in history.  

Jun 02   Pieter the Great, regent/diplomat, dies at 63 in the year 1678.  

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

Jun 25   On this day in history 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   English troops lands in Flanders in the year 1678.  

Aug 03   Robert LaSalle builds 1st ship in America, Griffon in the year 1678.  

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

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

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

Mar 07   In the year 1678 birth of filippo Juvara, Italian architect (d. 1736)  

Mar 15   On this day in history birth of dominique Marie Valet, French RC/old-catholic bishop  

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

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

Sep 16   In the year 1678 birth of henry St John, English statesman and philosopher (d. 1751)  

Sep 29   Adrien-Maurice, 3rd duc de Noailles, French soldier (d. 1766) was born on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history johannes Flittner, composer, dies at 59  

Jan 24   In the year 1678 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 in the year 1678.  

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 in the year 1678.  

Jun 02   Pieter the Great, regent/diplomat, dies at 63 in the year 1678.  

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