Historical Events In 1685
Saturday, 20 July 2019
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 On this day in history tiberius Hemsterhuis, Dutch Classical prof, baptized
Feb 02 In the year 1685 charles II, King of England/Scotland/Ireland (1660-85), dies at 54
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) on this day in history.
Feb 11 In the year 1685 david Teniers III, Flemish painter, dies at 46
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 In the year 1685 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 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 Cornelis Hop, Amsterdam regent/diplomat in the year 1685.
Jun 11 In the year 1685 james Scott, Duke of Monmouth, rebels against Catholic king James II
Jun 30 Archibald Campbell, Scottish politician, beheaded at about 55 on this day in history.
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 On this day in history 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 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 On this day in history 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 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 In the year 1685 fidel Molitor, composer, dies at 58
Oct 12 Geeraerdt Burns, theologist/poet/historian, dies at 59 in the year 1685.