Historical Events Happened In 1685
Saturday, 06 February 2016
Jan 06 Malachias Siebenhaar, composer, dies at 68 in the year 1685.
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 In the year 1685 charles II, King of England/Scotland/Ireland (1660-85), dies at 54
Feb 06 In the year 1685 james II of England and VII of Scotland becomes King upon the death of his brother Charles II.
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 in the year 1685.
Feb 18 Fort St. Louis is established by a Frenchman at Matagorda Bay thus forming the basis for France's claim to Texas in the year 1685.
Feb 23 On this day in history george Friedrich Handel, Halle Germany, organist/composer (Messiah)
Feb 23 The birth of Geroge Frederic Handel, German composer on this day in history.
Mar 12 In the year 1685 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) in the year 1685.
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 Henri Otto, Spanish marquis of Caretto/Savona/Grana, dies on this day in history.
May 26 In the year 1685 karel, monarch of Palts, dies
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 James Scott, Duke of Monmouth, rebels against Catholic king James II on this day in history.
Jun 30 In the year 1685 archibald Campbell, Scottish politician, beheaded at about 55
Jun 30 On this day in history dominikus Zimmermann, German architect/painter (Liebfrauenkirche)
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 On this day in history pietro Reggio, composer, dies at 53
Aug 01 On this day in history pietro Giuseppe Sandoni, composer
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 on this day in history.
Sep 15 Gottfried Kirkhoff, composer on this day in history.
Sep 16 In the year 1685 john Gay, English poet (Beggar's Opera)
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 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.