On This Day

What Happened on January 4, 1678

Famous Deaths

  • Joan Maetsuyker, Dutch governor-general of Ceylon (1653-78), dies at 71
1678 Highlights

About January 4, 1678

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 342 years, 4 months and 26 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Capricorn