Historical Events Happened In 1685
Monday, 26 September 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 in the year 1685.
Jan 18 Tiberius Hemsterhuis, Dutch Classical prof, baptized in the year 1685.
Feb 02 In the year 1685 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 In the year 1685 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 In the year 1685 george Friedrich Handel, Halle Germany, organist/composer (Messiah)
Feb 23 The birth of Geroge Frederic Handel, German composer in the year 1685.
Mar 12 On this day in history george Berkeley, Ireland, philosopher/bishop of Cloyne
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 In the year 1685 the birth of Johann Sebastian Bach, German composer
May 02 In the year 1685 adriaen van Ostade, Dutch painter, buried
May 15 On this day in history henri Otto, Spanish marquis of Caretto/Savona/Grana, dies
May 26 Karel, monarch of Palts, dies on this day in history.
May 28 Pieter de la Court, economist/historian, dies at about 67 on this day in history.
Jun 03 In the year 1685 cornelis Hop, Amsterdam regent/diplomat
Jun 11 In the year 1685 james Scott, Duke of Monmouth, rebels against Catholic king James II
Jun 30 On this day in history archibald Campbell, Scottish politician, beheaded at about 55
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 In the year 1685 james Scott, Duke of Monmouth, illegitimate son of Charles 2, executed
Jul 23 In the year 1685 pietro Reggio, composer, dies at 53
Aug 01 In the year 1685 pietro Giuseppe Sandoni, composer
Aug 08 In the year 1685 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 In the year 1685 gottfried Kirkhoff, composer
Sep 16 On this day in history john Gay, English poet (Beggar's Opera)
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 on this day in history.
Oct 12 On this day in history geeraerdt Burns, theologist/poet/historian, dies at 59