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Historical Events In 1678

Sunday, 27 September 2020

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

Jan 24   Joan Maetsuyker, gov-gen of Neth East-Indies, dies at 72 in the year 1678.  

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 in the year 1678.  

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) on this day in history.  

Mar 04   On this day in history 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   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   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   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 on this day in history.  

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

Jun 17   On this day in history giacomo Torelli, composer, dies at 69  

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   On this day in history 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   Netherlands & France signs peace treaty in Nijmegen in the year 1678.  

Aug 14   In the year 1678 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   On this day in history birth of madeleine de Verchères, French Canadian heroine (d. 1747)  

Mar 04   In the year 1678 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   On this day in history birth of dominique Marie Valet, French RC/old-catholic bishop  

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   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   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   In the year 1678 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 on this day in history.  

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

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

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