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Historical Events In 1678

Saturday, 23 March 2019

Jan 02   Staatsoper Hamburg opens with Theiles "Adam und Eva" in the year 1678.  

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 on this day in history.  

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   Tycho Brahe 1st sketches "Tychonic system" of solar system on this day in history.  

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   Earl of Shaftesbury freed out of London Tower in the year 1678.  

Mar 04   Antonio Vivaldi, Venice, Baroque violin virtuoso/composer (4 Seasons) on this day in history.  

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

Mar 15   On this day in history 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 in the year 1678.  

May 03   In the year 1678 french conquering fleet at Curacao, 1200 die  

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

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   In the year 1678 french admiral Jean d'Estrees' fleet runs aground on Aves-islands, Curaaao  

May 17   On this day in history king Charles II & Louis XIV sign secret treaty  

May 31   On this day in history lady Godiva rides naked through Coventry in a protest of taxes  

May 31   On this day in history lady Godiva rode naked through Coventry in a protest of taxes  

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   Elena Cornaro Piscopia is the first woman awarded a doctorate of philosophy in the year 1678.  

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

Jul 26   England & Netherlands signs treaty: sending ultimatum to France on this day in history.  

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

Jul 30   English troops lands in Flanders in the year 1678.  

Aug 03   Robert LaSalle builds 1st ship in America, Griffon on this day in history.  

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

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   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   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   Nicola Francesco Haym, composer was born on this day in history.  

Jul 26   On this day in history birth of joseph I Habsburg, German king/Roman catholic emperor (1705-11)  

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 in the year 1678.  

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 in the year 1678.  

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.  

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   In the year 1678 anna M van Schurman, Dutch poet/spoke 10 languages, dies at about 70  

May 06   On this day in history joseph de La Barre, composer, dies at 44  

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

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