Historical Events In 1685
Saturday, 23 June 2018
Jan 06 On this day in history malachias Siebenhaar, composer, dies at 68
Jan 07 In the year 1685 gerard George Clifford, Dutch director of East India Company
Jan 18 In the year 1685 tiberius Hemsterhuis, Dutch Classical prof, baptized
Feb 02 Charles II, King of England/Scotland/Ireland (1660-85), dies at 54 on this day in history.
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 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
Mar 12 On this day in history george Berkeley, Ireland, philosopher/bishop of Cloyne
Mar 17 In the year 1685 jean-Marc Nattier, French portrait painter
Mar 21 In the year 1685 johann Sebastian Bach, Eisenach Germany, composer (Mattheus-Passion)
Mar 21 In the year 1685 the birth of Johann Sebastian Bach, German composer
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 Karel, monarch of Palts, dies on this day in history.
May 28 On this day in history pieter de la Court, economist/historian, dies at about 67
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 Archibald Campbell, Scottish politician, beheaded at about 55 on this day in history.
Jun 30 Dominikus Zimmermann, German architect/painter (Liebfrauenkirche) on this day in history.
Jul 06 In the year 1685 battle at Sedgemoor: King James II beats duke of Monmouth
Jul 15 James Scott, Duke of Monmouth, illegitimate son of Charles 2, executed in the year 1685.
Jul 23 In the year 1685 pietro Reggio, composer, dies at 53
Aug 01 On this day in history pietro Giuseppe Sandoni, composer
Aug 08 On this day in history sassoferrato, [Giovanni B Salvi], Ital painter (Madonna), dies at 75
Aug 18 Brook Taylor, England, mathematician, discoverer of Taylor's Theorem in the year 1685.
Sep 15 On this day in history gottfried Kirkhoff, composer
Sep 16 John Gay, English poet (Beggar's Opera) on this day in history.
Sep 30 On this day in history gunther Jacob Wenceslaus, composer
Oct 01 Charles VI, German emperor/king of Spain (1711-40) in the year 1685.
Oct 03 Fidel Molitor, composer, dies at 58 in the year 1685.
Oct 12 On this day in history geeraerdt Burns, theologist/poet/historian, dies at 59