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Historical Events Happened In 1685

Tuesday, 03 May 2016

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

Jan 07   Gerard George Clifford, Dutch director of East India Company on this day in history.  

Jan 18   In the year 1685 tiberius Hemsterhuis, Dutch Classical prof, baptized  

Feb 02   On this day in history charles II, King of England/Scotland/Ireland (1660-85), dies at 54  

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) in the year 1685.  

Feb 11   On this day in history 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   George Friedrich Handel, Halle Germany, organist/composer (Messiah) on this day in history.  

Feb 23   The birth of Geroge Frederic Handel, German composer on this day in history.  

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

Mar 17   Jean-Marc Nattier, French portrait painter in the year 1685.  

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

Mar 21   The birth of Johann Sebastian Bach, German composer in the year 1685.  

May 02   Adriaen van Ostade, Dutch painter, buried on this day in history.  

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

May 26   Karel, monarch of Palts, dies in the year 1685.  

May 28   In the year 1685 pieter de la Court, economist/historian, dies at about 67  

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

Jun 11   James Scott, Duke of Monmouth, rebels against Catholic king James II in the year 1685.  

Jun 30   Archibald Campbell, Scottish politician, beheaded at about 55 on this day in history.  

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

Jul 06   Battle at Sedgemoor: King James II beats duke of Monmouth on this day in history.  

Jul 15   In the year 1685 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   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   In the year 1685 brook Taylor, England, mathematician, discoverer of Taylor's Theorem  

Sep 15   Gottfried Kirkhoff, composer in the year 1685.  

Sep 16   John Gay, English poet (Beggar's Opera) in the year 1685.  

Sep 30   Gunther Jacob Wenceslaus, composer on this day in history.  

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

Oct 03   Fidel Molitor, composer, dies at 58 on this day in history.  

Oct 12   On this day in history geeraerdt Burns, theologist/poet/historian, dies at 59  

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Famous Birthdays In 1685

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

Jan 07   Jonas Alströmer, Swedish industrialist (d. 1761) was born on this day in history.  

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

Feb 08   Charles-Jean-François Hénault, French historian (d. 1770) was born in the year 1685.  

Feb 10   On this day in history birth of aaron Hill, English playwright/poet (Tragedy of Zara)  

Feb 23   On this day in history birth of george Friedrich Handel, Halle Germany, organist/composer (Messiah)  

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

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 in the year 1685.  

Feb 02   Charles II, King of England/Scotland/Ireland (1660-85), dies at 54 in the year 1685.  

Feb 11   David Teniers III, Flemish painter, dies at 46 in the year 1685.  

Feb 24   Charles Howard, 1st Earl of Carlisle, English politician and military leader (b. 1629) died in the year 1685.  

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

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