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Historical Events Happened In 1685

Monday, 22 December 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   In the year 1685 tiberius Hemsterhuis, Dutch Classical prof, baptized  

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

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   David Teniers III, Flemish painter, dies at 46 in the year 1685.  

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   On this day in history george Friedrich Handel, Halle Germany, organist/composer (Messiah)  

Feb 23   In the year 1685 the birth of Geroge Frederic Handel, German composer  

Mar 12   George Berkeley, Ireland, philosopher/bishop of Cloyne in the year 1685.  

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

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   Adriaen van Ostade, Dutch painter, buried on this day in history.  

May 15   Henri Otto, Spanish marquis of Caretto/Savona/Grana, dies on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

Jun 30   Archibald Campbell, Scottish politician, beheaded at about 55 in the year 1685.  

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

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   Pietro Reggio, composer, dies at 53 in the year 1685.  

Aug 01   Pietro Giuseppe Sandoni, composer in the year 1685.  

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

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   John Gay, English poet (Beggar's Opera) on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1685 geeraerdt Burns, theologist/poet/historian, dies at 59  

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Famous Birthdays In 1685

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 07   In the year 1685 birth of gerard George Clifford, Dutch director of East India Company  

Jan 07   Jonas Alströmer, Swedish industrialist (d. 1761) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 18   Tiberius Hemsterhuis, Dutch Classical prof, baptized was born in the year 1685.  

Feb 08   In the year 1685 birth of charles-Jean-François Hénault, French historian (d. 1770)  

Feb 10   Aaron Hill, English playwright/poet (Tragedy of Zara) was born on this day in history.  

Feb 23   In the year 1685 birth of george Friedrich Handel, Halle Germany, organist/composer (Messiah)  

Mar 12   George Berkeley, Ireland, philosopher/bishop of Cloyne was born in the year 1685.  

Mar 17   Jean-Marc Nattier, French portrait painter was born on this day in history.  

Famous Deaths In 1685

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 02   Harbottle Grimston, English politician (b. 1603) died on this day in history.  

Jan 06   On this day in history 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   David Teniers III, Flemish painter, dies at 46 on this day in history.  

Feb 24   Charles Howard, 1st Earl of Carlisle, English politician and military leader (b. 1629) died on this day in history.  

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

May 02   Adriaen van Ostade, Dutch painter, buried died in the year 1685.  

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