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Historical Events Happened In 1685

Tuesday, 16 September 2014

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

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

Jan 18   On this day in history tiberius Hemsterhuis, Dutch Classical prof, baptized  

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   Fort St. Louis is established by a Frenchman at Matagorda Bay thus forming the basis for France's claim to Texas on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

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

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

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

Mar 21   On this day in history the birth of Johann Sebastian Bach, German composer  

May 02   On this day in history adriaen van Ostade, Dutch painter, buried  

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

May 26   Karel, monarch of Palts, dies on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history archibald Campbell, Scottish politician, beheaded at about 55  

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   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   Pietro Giuseppe Sandoni, composer on this day in history.  

Aug 08   On this day in history sassoferrato, [Giovanni B Salvi], Ital painter (Madonna), dies at 75  

Aug 18   On this day in history brook Taylor, England, mathematician, discoverer of Taylor's Theorem  

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   On this day in history gunther Jacob Wenceslaus, composer  

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

Oct 03   On this day in history fidel Molitor, composer, dies at 58  

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   Charles-Jean-François Hénault, French historian (d. 1770) was born on this day in history.  

Feb 10   On this day in history birth of aaron Hill, English playwright/poet (Tragedy of Zara)  

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   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   Charles II, King of England/Scotland/Ireland (1660-85), dies at 54 on this day in history.  

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

Feb 24   On this day in history death of charles Howard, 1st Earl of Carlisle, English politician and military leader (b. 1629)  

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

May 02   On this day in history death of adriaen van Ostade, Dutch painter, buried  

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