Historical Events Happened In 1685
Monday, 25 July 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 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 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 on this day in history.
Feb 23 George Friedrich Handel, Halle Germany, organist/composer (Messiah) in the year 1685.
Feb 23 In the year 1685 the birth of Geroge Frederic Handel, German composer
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 in the year 1685.
May 02 Adriaen van Ostade, Dutch painter, buried in the year 1685.
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 in the year 1685.
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 In the year 1685 archibald Campbell, Scottish politician, beheaded at about 55
Jun 30 In the year 1685 dominikus Zimmermann, German architect/painter (Liebfrauenkirche)
Jul 06 Battle at Sedgemoor: King James II beats duke of Monmouth in the year 1685.
Jul 15 James Scott, Duke of Monmouth, illegitimate son of Charles 2, executed in the year 1685.
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 Gottfried Kirkhoff, composer on this day in history.
Sep 16 John Gay, English poet (Beggar's Opera) on this day in history.
Sep 30 On this day in history gunther Jacob Wenceslaus, composer
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 In the year 1685 geeraerdt Burns, theologist/poet/historian, dies at 59