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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.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1685

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 07   Gerard George Clifford, Dutch director of East India Company was born in the year 1685.  

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 on this day in history.  

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

Feb 10   Aaron Hill, English playwright/poet (Tragedy of Zara) was born in the year 1685.  

Feb 23   In the year 1685 birth of george Friedrich Handel, Halle Germany, organist/composer (Messiah)  

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 in the year 1685.  

Jan 06   In the year 1685 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   In the year 1685 david Teniers III, Flemish painter, dies at 46  

Feb 24   In the year 1685 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   Adriaen van Ostade, Dutch painter, buried died on this day in history.  

May 15   Henri Otto, Spanish marquis of Caretto/Savona/Grana, dies in the year 1685.  

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