Historical Events Happened In 1685
Thursday, 03 September 2015
Jan 06 On this day in history malachias Siebenhaar, composer, dies at 68
Jan 07 In the year 1685 gerard George Clifford, Dutch director of East India Company
Jan 18 In the year 1685 tiberius Hemsterhuis, Dutch Classical prof, baptized
Feb 02 In the year 1685 charles II, King of England/Scotland/Ireland (1660-85), dies at 54
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 In the year 1685 david Teniers III, Flemish painter, dies at 46
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 On this day in history george Friedrich Handel, Halle Germany, organist/composer (Messiah)
Feb 23 The birth of Geroge Frederic Handel, German composer on this day in history.
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 Karel, monarch of Palts, dies in the year 1685.
May 28 Pieter de la Court, economist/historian, dies at about 67 on this day in history.
Jun 03 In the year 1685 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 on this day in history.
Jun 30 Dominikus Zimmermann, German architect/painter (Liebfrauenkirche) on this day in history.
Jul 06 Battle at Sedgemoor: King James II beats duke of Monmouth on this day in history.
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 In the year 1685 pietro Giuseppe Sandoni, composer
Aug 08 Sassoferrato, [Giovanni B Salvi], Ital painter (Madonna), dies at 75 on this day in history.
Aug 18 Brook Taylor, England, mathematician, discoverer of Taylor's Theorem in the year 1685.
Sep 15 In the year 1685 gottfried Kirkhoff, composer
Sep 16 On this day in history john Gay, English poet (Beggar's Opera)
Sep 30 Gunther Jacob Wenceslaus, composer in the year 1685.
Oct 01 On this day in history charles VI, German emperor/king of Spain (1711-40)
Oct 03 Fidel Molitor, composer, dies at 58 on this day in history.
Oct 12 Geeraerdt Burns, theologist/poet/historian, dies at 59 on this day in history.