Historical Events Happened In 1685
Wednesday, 26 November 2014
Jan 06 In the year 1685 malachias Siebenhaar, composer, dies at 68
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 Charles II, King of England/Scotland/Ireland (1660-85), dies at 54 in the year 1685.
Feb 06 In the year 1685 james II of England and VII of Scotland becomes King upon the death of his brother Charles II.
Feb 10 Aaron Hill, English playwright/poet (Tragedy of Zara) in the year 1685.
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 in the year 1685.
Feb 23 George Friedrich Handel, Halle Germany, organist/composer (Messiah) on this day in history.
Feb 23 The birth of Geroge Frederic Handel, German composer in the year 1685.
Mar 12 In the year 1685 george Berkeley, Ireland, philosopher/bishop of Cloyne
Mar 17 In the year 1685 jean-Marc Nattier, French portrait painter
Mar 21 On this day in history johann Sebastian Bach, Eisenach Germany, composer (Mattheus-Passion)
Mar 21 The birth of Johann Sebastian Bach, German composer on this day in history.
May 02 In the year 1685 adriaen van Ostade, Dutch painter, buried
May 15 In the year 1685 henri Otto, Spanish marquis of Caretto/Savona/Grana, dies
May 26 Karel, monarch of Palts, dies in the year 1685.
May 28 On this day in history pieter de la Court, economist/historian, dies at about 67
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 on this day in history.
Jun 30 In the year 1685 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 James Scott, Duke of Monmouth, illegitimate son of Charles 2, executed in the year 1685.
Jul 23 Pietro Reggio, composer, dies at 53 in the year 1685.
Aug 01 Pietro Giuseppe Sandoni, composer on this day in history.
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 On this day in history gottfried Kirkhoff, composer
Sep 16 John Gay, English poet (Beggar's Opera) in the year 1685.
Sep 30 Gunther Jacob Wenceslaus, composer on this day in history.
Oct 01 On this day in history charles VI, German emperor/king of Spain (1711-40)
Oct 03 Fidel Molitor, composer, dies at 58 in the year 1685.
Oct 12 On this day in history geeraerdt Burns, theologist/poet/historian, dies at 59