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Historical Events Happened In 1685

Thursday, 24 April 2014

Jan 06   On this day in history malachias Siebenhaar, composer, dies at 68  

Jan 07   On this day in history gerard George Clifford, Dutch director of East India Company  

Jan 18   Tiberius Hemsterhuis, Dutch Classical prof, baptized on this day in history.  

Feb 02   On this day in history 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   On this day in history aaron Hill, English playwright/poet (Tragedy of Zara)  

Feb 11   David Teniers III, Flemish painter, dies at 46 on this day in history.  

Feb 18   On this day in history 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   George Berkeley, Ireland, philosopher/bishop of Cloyne on this day in history.  

Mar 17   Jean-Marc Nattier, French portrait painter on this day in history.  

Mar 21   Johann Sebastian Bach, Eisenach Germany, composer (Mattheus-Passion) on this day in history.  

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

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   On this day in history karel, monarch of Palts, dies  

May 28   Pieter de la Court, economist/historian, dies at about 67 on this day in history.  

Jun 03   Cornelis Hop, Amsterdam regent/diplomat on this day in history.  

Jun 11   On this day in history james Scott, Duke of Monmouth, rebels against Catholic king James II  

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   On this day in history battle at Sedgemoor: King James II beats duke of Monmouth  

Jul 15   On this day in history james Scott, Duke of Monmouth, illegitimate son of Charles 2, executed  

Jul 23   Pietro Reggio, composer, dies at 53 on this day in history.  

Aug 01   On this day in history pietro Giuseppe Sandoni, composer  

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   On this day in history gottfried Kirkhoff, composer  

Sep 16   On this day in history john Gay, English poet (Beggar's Opera)  

Sep 30   Gunther Jacob Wenceslaus, composer on this day in history.  

Oct 01   Charles VI, German emperor/king of Spain (1711-40) on this day in history.  

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.  

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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   On this day in history birth of jonas Alströmer, Swedish industrialist (d. 1761)  

Jan 18   Tiberius Hemsterhuis, Dutch Classical prof, baptized was born on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

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

Mar 12   On this day in history birth of george Berkeley, Ireland, philosopher/bishop of Cloyne  

Mar 17   On this day in history birth of jean-Marc Nattier, French portrait painter  

Famous Deaths In 1685

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 02   On this day in history death of harbottle Grimston, English politician (b. 1603)  

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

Feb 02   On this day in history charles II, King of England/Scotland/Ireland (1660-85), dies at 54  

Feb 11   On this day in history david Teniers III, Flemish painter, dies at 46  

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

Mar 22   On this day in history death of emperor Go-Sai of Japan (b. 1638)  

May 02   Adriaen van Ostade, Dutch painter, buried died on this day in history.  

May 15   Henri Otto, Spanish marquis of Caretto/Savona/Grana, dies on this day in history.