Historical Events Happened In 1685
Monday, 22 December 2014
Jan 06 In the year 1685 malachias Siebenhaar, composer, dies at 68
Jan 07 Gerard George Clifford, Dutch director of East India Company on this day in history.
Jan 18 In the year 1685 tiberius Hemsterhuis, Dutch Classical prof, baptized
Feb 02 Charles II, King of England/Scotland/Ireland (1660-85), dies at 54 in the year 1685.
Feb 06 James II of England and VII of Scotland becomes King upon the death of his brother Charles II on this day in history.
Feb 10 In the year 1685 aaron Hill, English playwright/poet (Tragedy of Zara)
Feb 11 David Teniers III, Flemish painter, dies at 46 in the year 1685.
Feb 18 In the year 1685 fort St. Louis is established by a Frenchman at Matagorda Bay thus forming the basis for France's claim to Texas.
Feb 23 On this day in history george Friedrich Handel, Halle Germany, organist/composer (Messiah)
Feb 23 In the year 1685 the birth of Geroge Frederic Handel, German composer
Mar 12 George Berkeley, Ireland, philosopher/bishop of Cloyne in the year 1685.
Mar 17 On this day in history jean-Marc Nattier, French portrait painter
Mar 21 In the year 1685 johann Sebastian Bach, Eisenach Germany, composer (Mattheus-Passion)
Mar 21 In the year 1685 the birth of Johann Sebastian Bach, German composer
May 02 Adriaen van Ostade, Dutch painter, buried on this day in history.
May 15 Henri Otto, Spanish marquis of Caretto/Savona/Grana, dies on this day in history.
May 26 In the year 1685 karel, monarch of Palts, dies
May 28 Pieter de la Court, economist/historian, dies at about 67 on this day in history.
Jun 03 On this day in history cornelis Hop, Amsterdam regent/diplomat
Jun 11 James Scott, Duke of Monmouth, rebels against Catholic king James II on this day in history.
Jun 30 Archibald Campbell, Scottish politician, beheaded at about 55 in the year 1685.
Jun 30 In the year 1685 dominikus Zimmermann, German architect/painter (Liebfrauenkirche)
Jul 06 In the year 1685 battle at Sedgemoor: King James II beats duke of Monmouth
Jul 15 In the year 1685 james Scott, Duke of Monmouth, illegitimate son of Charles 2, executed
Jul 23 Pietro Reggio, composer, dies at 53 in the year 1685.
Aug 01 Pietro Giuseppe Sandoni, composer in the year 1685.
Aug 08 On this day in history sassoferrato, [Giovanni B Salvi], Ital painter (Madonna), dies at 75
Aug 18 Brook Taylor, England, mathematician, discoverer of Taylor's Theorem on this day in history.
Sep 15 Gottfried Kirkhoff, composer on this day in history.
Sep 16 John Gay, English poet (Beggar's Opera) on this day in history.
Sep 30 Gunther Jacob Wenceslaus, composer on this day in history.
Oct 01 On this day in history charles VI, German emperor/king of Spain (1711-40)
Oct 03 Fidel Molitor, composer, dies at 58 in the year 1685.
Oct 12 In the year 1685 geeraerdt Burns, theologist/poet/historian, dies at 59