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Historical Events Happened In 1685

Thursday, 24 July 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   Aaron Hill, English playwright/poet (Tragedy of Zara) on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history jean-Marc Nattier, French portrait painter  

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

Jun 30   On this day in history dominikus Zimmermann, German architect/painter (Liebfrauenkirche)  

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   On this day in history pietro Reggio, composer, dies at 53  

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

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 on this day in history.  

Sep 15   Gottfried Kirkhoff, composer on this day in history.  

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   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.  

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

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

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   On this day in history birth of george Friedrich Handel, Halle Germany, organist/composer (Messiah)  

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

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

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

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

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

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

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.