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Historical Events Happened In 1685

Wednesday, 26 November 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   Tiberius Hemsterhuis, Dutch Classical prof, baptized in the year 1685.  

Feb 02   Charles II, King of England/Scotland/Ireland (1660-85), dies at 54 in the year 1685.  

Feb 06   In the year 1685 james II of England and VII of Scotland becomes King upon the death of his brother Charles II.  

Feb 10   Aaron Hill, English playwright/poet (Tragedy of Zara) in the year 1685.  

Feb 11   David Teniers III, Flemish painter, dies at 46 in the year 1685.  

Feb 18   Fort St. Louis is established by a Frenchman at Matagorda Bay thus forming the basis for France's claim to Texas in the year 1685.  

Feb 23   George Friedrich Handel, Halle Germany, organist/composer (Messiah) on this day in history.  

Feb 23   The birth of Geroge Frederic Handel, German composer in the year 1685.  

Mar 12   In the year 1685 george Berkeley, Ireland, philosopher/bishop of Cloyne  

Mar 17   In the year 1685 jean-Marc Nattier, French portrait painter  

Mar 21   On this day in history johann Sebastian Bach, Eisenach Germany, composer (Mattheus-Passion)  

Mar 21   The birth of Johann Sebastian Bach, German composer on this day in history.  

May 02   In the year 1685 adriaen van Ostade, Dutch painter, buried  

May 15   In the year 1685 henri Otto, Spanish marquis of Caretto/Savona/Grana, dies  

May 26   Karel, monarch of Palts, dies in the year 1685.  

May 28   On this day in history pieter de la Court, economist/historian, dies at about 67  

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   In the year 1685 archibald Campbell, Scottish politician, beheaded at about 55  

Jun 30   Dominikus Zimmermann, German architect/painter (Liebfrauenkirche) on this day in history.  

Jul 06   In the year 1685 battle at Sedgemoor: King James II beats duke of Monmouth  

Jul 15   James Scott, Duke of Monmouth, illegitimate son of Charles 2, executed in the year 1685.  

Jul 23   Pietro Reggio, composer, dies at 53 in the year 1685.  

Aug 01   Pietro Giuseppe Sandoni, composer on this day in history.  

Aug 08   In the year 1685 sassoferrato, [Giovanni B Salvi], Ital painter (Madonna), dies at 75  

Aug 18   In the year 1685 brook Taylor, England, mathematician, discoverer of Taylor's Theorem  

Sep 15   On this day in history gottfried Kirkhoff, composer  

Sep 16   John Gay, English poet (Beggar's Opera) in the year 1685.  

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   On this day in history geeraerdt Burns, theologist/poet/historian, dies at 59  

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Famous Birthdays In 1685

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 07   Gerard George Clifford, Dutch director of East India Company was born on this day in history.  

Jan 07   Jonas Alströmer, Swedish industrialist (d. 1761) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 18   Tiberius Hemsterhuis, Dutch Classical prof, baptized was born in the year 1685.  

Feb 08   On this day in history birth of charles-Jean-François Hénault, French historian (d. 1770)  

Feb 10   Aaron Hill, English playwright/poet (Tragedy of Zara) was born in the year 1685.  

Feb 23   In the year 1685 birth of george Friedrich Handel, Halle Germany, organist/composer (Messiah)  

Mar 12   George Berkeley, Ireland, philosopher/bishop of Cloyne was born on this day in history.  

Mar 17   In the year 1685 birth of jean-Marc Nattier, French portrait painter  

Famous Deaths In 1685

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 02   Harbottle Grimston, English politician (b. 1603) died on this day in history.  

Jan 06   Malachias Siebenhaar, composer, dies at 68 on this day in history.  

Feb 02   In the year 1685 charles II, King of England/Scotland/Ireland (1660-85), dies at 54  

Feb 11   David Teniers III, Flemish painter, dies at 46 in the year 1685.  

Feb 24   Charles Howard, 1st Earl of Carlisle, English politician and military leader (b. 1629) died on this day in history.  

Mar 22   Emperor Go-Sai of Japan (b. 1638) died on this day in history.  

May 02   In the year 1685 death of adriaen van Ostade, Dutch painter, buried  

May 15   On this day in history henri Otto, Spanish marquis of Caretto/Savona/Grana, dies