Historical Events For 1685
Sunday, 24 September 2017
Jan 06 On this day in history malachias Siebenhaar, composer, dies at 68
Jan 07 In the year 1685 gerard George Clifford, Dutch director of East India Company
Jan 18 Tiberius Hemsterhuis, Dutch Classical prof, baptized on this day in history.
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 in the year 1685.
Feb 10 On this day in history aaron Hill, English playwright/poet (Tragedy of Zara)
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 On this day in history 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 George Berkeley, Ireland, philosopher/bishop of Cloyne on this day in history.
Mar 17 In the year 1685 jean-Marc Nattier, French portrait painter
Mar 21 In the year 1685 johann Sebastian Bach, Eisenach Germany, composer (Mattheus-Passion)
Mar 21 On this day in history the birth of Johann Sebastian Bach, German composer
May 02 Adriaen van Ostade, Dutch painter, buried on this day in history.
May 15 In the year 1685 henri Otto, Spanish marquis of Caretto/Savona/Grana, dies
May 26 In the year 1685 karel, monarch of Palts, dies
May 28 Pieter de la Court, economist/historian, dies at about 67 on this day in history.
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 in the year 1685.
Jun 30 Dominikus Zimmermann, German architect/painter (Liebfrauenkirche) in the year 1685.
Jul 06 In the year 1685 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 Pietro Reggio, composer, dies at 53 on this day in history.
Aug 01 Pietro Giuseppe Sandoni, composer in the year 1685.
Aug 08 Sassoferrato, [Giovanni B Salvi], Ital painter (Madonna), dies at 75 in the year 1685.
Aug 18 On this day in history brook Taylor, England, mathematician, discoverer of Taylor's Theorem
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 In the year 1685 gunther Jacob Wenceslaus, composer
Oct 01 On this day in history charles VI, German emperor/king of Spain (1711-40)
Oct 03 On this day in history fidel Molitor, composer, dies at 58
Oct 12 Geeraerdt Burns, theologist/poet/historian, dies at 59 on this day in history.