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Historical Events In 1678

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

Jan 04   On this day in history johan Maetsuyker, Dutch gov-general of Ceylon (1653-78), dies at 71  

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   In the year 1678 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   John Bunyan's "The Pilgrim's Progress" is published on this day in history.  

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   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   On this day in history french troops conquer Ypres  

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

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 on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history 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   On this day in history 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   In the year 1678 nicola Francesco Haym, composer  

Jul 26   England & Netherlands signs treaty: sending ultimatum to France in the year 1678.  

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

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

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   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 on this day in history.  

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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   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 in the year 1678.  

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

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

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