Historical Events Happened In 1685
Sunday, 23 October 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 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 On this day in history aaron Hill, English playwright/poet (Tragedy of Zara)
Feb 11 In the year 1685 david Teniers III, Flemish painter, dies at 46
Feb 18 In the year 1685 fort St. Louis is established by a Frenchman at Matagorda Bay thus forming the basis for France's claim to Texas.
Feb 23 George Friedrich Handel, Halle Germany, organist/composer (Messiah) in the year 1685.
Feb 23 The birth of Geroge Frederic Handel, German composer on this day in history.
Mar 12 George Berkeley, Ireland, philosopher/bishop of Cloyne in the year 1685.
Mar 17 On this day in history jean-Marc Nattier, French portrait painter
Mar 21 Johann Sebastian Bach, Eisenach Germany, composer (Mattheus-Passion) on this day in history.
Mar 21 In the year 1685 the birth of Johann Sebastian Bach, German composer
May 02 On this day in history adriaen van Ostade, Dutch painter, buried
May 15 Henri Otto, Spanish marquis of Caretto/Savona/Grana, dies on this day in history.
May 26 Karel, monarch of Palts, dies on this day in history.
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 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 in the year 1685.
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 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 In the year 1685 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 on this day in history.
Sep 15 Gottfried Kirkhoff, composer in the year 1685.
Sep 16 John Gay, English poet (Beggar's Opera) on this day in history.
Sep 30 Gunther Jacob Wenceslaus, composer in the year 1685.
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 In the year 1685 geeraerdt Burns, theologist/poet/historian, dies at 59