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Historical Events In 1685

Sunday, 05 April 2020

Jan 06   On this day in history 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 on this day in history.  

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   Aaron Hill, English playwright/poet (Tragedy of Zara) in the year 1685.  

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 in the year 1685.  

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 on this day in history.  

Mar 17   Jean-Marc Nattier, French portrait painter in the year 1685.  

Mar 21   Johann Sebastian Bach, Eisenach Germany, composer (Mattheus-Passion) on this day in history.  

Mar 21   On this day in history the birth of Johann Sebastian Bach, German composer  

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

May 15   On this day in history 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 in the year 1685.  

Jun 03   Cornelis Hop, Amsterdam regent/diplomat on this day in history.  

Jun 11   On this day in history james Scott, Duke of Monmouth, rebels against Catholic king James II  

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   On this day in history 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   Brook Taylor, England, mathematician, discoverer of Taylor's Theorem in the year 1685.  

Sep 15   Gottfried Kirkhoff, composer on this day in history.  

Sep 16   On this day in history 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   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 in the year 1685.  

Jan 18   In the year 1685 birth of tiberius Hemsterhuis, Dutch Classical prof, baptized  

Feb 08   Charles-Jean-François Hénault, French historian (d. 1770) was born in the year 1685.  

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 in the year 1685.  

Mar 12   George Berkeley, Ireland, philosopher/bishop of Cloyne was born on this day in history.  

Mar 17   Jean-Marc Nattier, French portrait painter was born in the year 1685.  

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 in the year 1685.  

Feb 02   On this day in history charles II, King of England/Scotland/Ireland (1660-85), dies at 54  

Feb 11   David Teniers III, Flemish painter, dies at 46 on this day in history.  

Feb 24   On this day in history death of charles Howard, 1st Earl of Carlisle, English politician and military leader (b. 1629)  

Mar 22   In the year 1685 death of emperor Go-Sai of Japan (b. 1638)  

May 02   On this day in history death of adriaen van Ostade, Dutch painter, buried  

May 15   On this day in history henri Otto, Spanish marquis of Caretto/Savona/Grana, dies  

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