April 17, 1774: Václav Jan Krtitel Tomásek is born in Skutec (now at Tomáskova 508), Kingdom of Bohemia, 113 km east of Prague, the youngest of 13 children born to Jakub Tomásek, a linen merchant, and Katrina Habalová, daughter of weavers.
December 15, 1811: Seraphine, an opera by Jan Václav Tomásek (37) to words of Dambek, is performed for the first time, in the Prague Estates Theatre. It is well received.
April 3, 1850: Václav Jan Krtitel Tomásek dies in Prague, Kingdom of Bohemia, aged 75 years, eleven months, and 17 days. His mortal remains will be buried in the lesser town cemetery of Prague-Kosire.