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Historical Events In 1685

Monday, 20 January 2020

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 on this day in history.  

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

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

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

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

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   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   Karel, monarch of Palts, dies in the year 1685.  

May 28   In the year 1685 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 in the year 1685.  

Jun 30   On this day in history archibald Campbell, Scottish politician, beheaded at about 55  

Jun 30   On this day in history dominikus Zimmermann, German architect/painter (Liebfrauenkirche)  

Jul 06   Battle at Sedgemoor: King James II beats duke of Monmouth on this day in history.  

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   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) in the year 1685.  

Sep 30   Gunther Jacob Wenceslaus, composer in the year 1685.  

Oct 01   In the year 1685 charles VI, German emperor/king of Spain (1711-40)  

Oct 03   On this day in history fidel Molitor, composer, dies at 58  

Oct 12   On this day in history 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   On this day in history 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   In the year 1685 birth of tiberius Hemsterhuis, Dutch Classical prof, baptized  

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

Feb 10   In the year 1685 birth of aaron Hill, English playwright/poet (Tragedy of Zara)  

Feb 23   George Friedrich Handel, Halle Germany, organist/composer (Messiah) was born on this day in history.  

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 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 in the year 1685.  

Jan 06   Malachias Siebenhaar, composer, dies at 68 on this day in history.  

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

Feb 11   On this day in history david Teniers III, Flemish painter, dies at 46  

Feb 24   In the year 1685 death of charles Howard, 1st Earl of Carlisle, English politician and military leader (b. 1629)  

Mar 22   Emperor Go-Sai of Japan (b. 1638) died in the year 1685.  

May 02   In the year 1685 death of adriaen van Ostade, Dutch painter, buried  

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

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