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