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Historical Events Happened In 1685

Sunday, 25 January 2015

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   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   James II of England and VII of Scotland becomes King upon the death of his brother Charles II in the year 1685.  

Feb 10   In the year 1685 aaron Hill, English playwright/poet (Tragedy of Zara)  

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

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   George Friedrich Handel, Halle Germany, organist/composer (Messiah) in the year 1685.  

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

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) on this day in history.  

Mar 21   In the year 1685 the birth of Johann Sebastian Bach, German composer  

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

May 28   Pieter de la Court, economist/historian, dies at about 67 in the year 1685.  

Jun 03   In the year 1685 cornelis Hop, Amsterdam regent/diplomat  

Jun 11   In the year 1685 james Scott, Duke of Monmouth, rebels against Catholic king James II  

Jun 30   Archibald Campbell, Scottish politician, beheaded at about 55 in the year 1685.  

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 in the year 1685.  

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 in the year 1685.  

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

Aug 08   Sassoferrato, [Giovanni B Salvi], Ital painter (Madonna), dies at 75 in the year 1685.  

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   John Gay, English poet (Beggar's Opera) on this day in history.  

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

Oct 01   Charles VI, German emperor/king of Spain (1711-40) in the year 1685.  

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

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

Jan 07   In the year 1685 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   In the year 1685 birth of charles-Jean-François Hénault, French historian (d. 1770)  

Feb 10   In the year 1685 birth of aaron Hill, English playwright/poet (Tragedy of Zara)  

Feb 23   George Friedrich Handel, Halle Germany, organist/composer (Messiah) was born in the year 1685.  

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

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

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

Feb 11   In the year 1685 david Teniers III, Flemish painter, dies at 46  

Feb 24   Charles Howard, 1st Earl of Carlisle, English politician and military leader (b. 1629) died in the year 1685.  

Mar 22   Emperor Go-Sai of Japan (b. 1638) died in the year 1685.  

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.