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Historical Events Happened In 1685

Thursday, 30 June 2016

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

Jan 07   In the year 1685 gerard George Clifford, Dutch director of East India Company  

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

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 on this day in history.  

Feb 10   Aaron Hill, English playwright/poet (Tragedy of Zara) on this day in history.  

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

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   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  

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

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

Mar 21   In the year 1685 johann Sebastian Bach, Eisenach Germany, composer (Mattheus-Passion)  

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

May 02   Adriaen van Ostade, Dutch painter, buried in the year 1685.  

May 15   In the year 1685 henri Otto, Spanish marquis of Caretto/Savona/Grana, dies  

May 26   In the year 1685 karel, monarch of Palts, dies  

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

Jun 03   On this day in history cornelis Hop, Amsterdam regent/diplomat  

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

Jun 30   In the year 1685 archibald Campbell, Scottish politician, beheaded at about 55  

Jun 30   Dominikus Zimmermann, German architect/painter (Liebfrauenkirche) in the year 1685.  

Jul 06   In the year 1685 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   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 in the year 1685.  

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

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

Sep 30   In the year 1685 gunther Jacob Wenceslaus, composer  

Oct 01   In the year 1685 charles VI, German emperor/king of Spain (1711-40)  

Oct 03   In the year 1685 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   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   Tiberius Hemsterhuis, Dutch Classical prof, baptized was born in the year 1685.  

Feb 08   On this day in history birth of charles-Jean-François Hénault, French historian (d. 1770)  

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

Feb 02   In the year 1685 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   In the year 1685 death of emperor Go-Sai of Japan (b. 1638)  

May 02   In the year 1685 death of adriaen van Ostade, Dutch painter, buried  

May 15   In the year 1685 henri Otto, Spanish marquis of Caretto/Savona/Grana, dies  

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