Historical Events Happened In 1685
Sunday, 26 October 2014
Jan 06 Malachias Siebenhaar, composer, dies at 68 on this day in history.
Jan 07 Gerard George Clifford, Dutch director of East India Company in the year 1685.
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 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 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 On this day in history the birth of Geroge Frederic Handel, German composer
Mar 12 On this day in history george Berkeley, Ireland, philosopher/bishop of Cloyne
Mar 17 Jean-Marc Nattier, French portrait painter in the year 1685.
Mar 21 Johann Sebastian Bach, Eisenach Germany, composer (Mattheus-Passion) in the year 1685.
Mar 21 In the year 1685 the birth of Johann Sebastian Bach, German composer
May 02 Adriaen van Ostade, Dutch painter, buried in the year 1685.
May 15 On this day in history henri Otto, Spanish marquis of Caretto/Savona/Grana, dies
May 26 On this day in history karel, monarch of Palts, dies
May 28 In the year 1685 pieter de la Court, economist/historian, dies at about 67
Jun 03 Cornelis Hop, Amsterdam regent/diplomat in the year 1685.
Jun 11 James Scott, Duke of Monmouth, rebels against Catholic king James II in the year 1685.
Jun 30 In the year 1685 archibald Campbell, Scottish politician, beheaded at about 55
Jun 30 On this day in history dominikus Zimmermann, German architect/painter (Liebfrauenkirche)
Jul 06 Battle at Sedgemoor: King James II beats duke of Monmouth on this day in history.
Jul 15 James Scott, Duke of Monmouth, illegitimate son of Charles 2, executed on this day in history.
Jul 23 Pietro Reggio, composer, dies at 53 on this day in history.
Aug 01 In the year 1685 pietro Giuseppe Sandoni, composer
Aug 08 In the year 1685 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 On this day in history gottfried Kirkhoff, composer
Sep 16 John Gay, English poet (Beggar's Opera) in the year 1685.
Sep 30 On this day in history gunther Jacob Wenceslaus, composer
Oct 01 In the year 1685 charles VI, German emperor/king of Spain (1711-40)
Oct 03 In the year 1685 fidel Molitor, composer, dies at 58
Oct 12 Geeraerdt Burns, theologist/poet/historian, dies at 59 on this day in history.