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Historical Events In 1678

Friday, 24 January 2020

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 on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1678 philip Vingboons, Amsterdam's master builder, buried  

Feb 13   Tycho Brahe 1st sketches "Tychonic system" of solar system in the year 1678.  

Feb 18   In the year 1678 john Bunyan's "Pilgrim's Progress" is published  

Feb 18   In the year 1678 john Bunyan's "The Pilgrim's Progress" is published  

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

Mar 04   On this day in history antonio Vivaldi, Venice, Baroque violin virtuoso/composer (4 Seasons)  

Mar 04   On this day in history the birth of Antonio Vivaldi, Italian composer  

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

Apr 25   In the year 1678 french troops conquer Ypres  

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

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

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 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   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 in the year 1678.  

May 31   In the year 1678 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   Giacomo Torelli, composer, dies at 69 on this day in history.  

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

Jul 06   On this day in history nicola Francesco Haym, composer  

Jul 26   In the year 1678 england & Netherlands signs treaty: sending ultimatum to France  

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

Jul 30   On this day in history english troops lands in Flanders  

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

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   On this day in history battle of Mons-French repulse William of Orange  

Aug 16   Andrew Marvell, English poet (Definition of Love), ODs at 57 in the year 1678.  

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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   In the year 1678 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   In the year 1678 birth of joseph I Habsburg, German king/Roman catholic emperor (1705-11)  

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 on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1678.  

May 05   Anna M van Schurman, Dutch poet/spoke 10 languages, dies at about 70 in the year 1678.  

May 06   Joseph de La Barre, composer, dies at 44 on this day in history.  

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

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