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Historical Events Happened In 1685

Monday, 25 May 2015

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   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) on this day in history.  

Feb 11   David Teniers III, Flemish painter, dies at 46 on this day in history.  

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

Feb 23   On this day in history the birth of Geroge Frederic Handel, German composer  

Mar 12   On this day in history george Berkeley, Ireland, philosopher/bishop of Cloyne  

Mar 17   On this day in history jean-Marc Nattier, French portrait painter  

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   On this day in history adriaen van Ostade, Dutch painter, buried  

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

May 26   Karel, monarch of Palts, dies on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history archibald Campbell, Scottish politician, beheaded at about 55  

Jun 30   In the year 1685 dominikus Zimmermann, German architect/painter (Liebfrauenkirche)  

Jul 06   On this day in history 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   Pietro Giuseppe Sandoni, composer in the year 1685.  

Aug 08   Sassoferrato, [Giovanni B Salvi], Ital painter (Madonna), dies at 75 on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1685.  

Oct 01   On this day in history charles VI, German emperor/king of Spain (1711-40)  

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

Oct 12   Geeraerdt Burns, theologist/poet/historian, dies at 59 in the year 1685.  

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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   In the year 1685 birth of charles-Jean-François Hénault, French historian (d. 1770)  

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

Feb 23   George Friedrich Handel, Halle Germany, organist/composer (Messiah) was born in the year 1685.  

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 in the year 1685.  

Famous Deaths In 1685

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 02   On this day in history death of harbottle Grimston, English politician (b. 1603)  

Jan 06   In the year 1685 malachias Siebenhaar, composer, dies at 68  

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

Feb 11   In the year 1685 david Teniers III, Flemish painter, dies at 46  

Feb 24   On this day in history death of charles Howard, 1st Earl of Carlisle, English politician and military leader (b. 1629)  

Mar 22   On this day in history death of emperor Go-Sai of Japan (b. 1638)  

May 02   On this day in history death of adriaen van Ostade, Dutch painter, buried  

May 15   In the year 1685 henri Otto, Spanish marquis of Caretto/Savona/Grana, dies