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Historical Events In 1685

Sunday, 28 February 2021

Jan 06   In the year 1685 malachias Siebenhaar, composer, dies at 68  

Jan 07   On this day in history gerard George Clifford, Dutch director of East India Company  

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 on this day in history.  

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   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   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   On this day in history 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   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   In the year 1685 pieter de la Court, economist/historian, dies at about 67  

Jun 03   Cornelis Hop, Amsterdam regent/diplomat in the year 1685.  

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

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

Jun 30   Dominikus Zimmermann, German architect/painter (Liebfrauenkirche) on this day in history.  

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

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   Sassoferrato, [Giovanni B Salvi], Ital painter (Madonna), dies at 75 on this day in history.  

Aug 18   Brook Taylor, England, mathematician, discoverer of Taylor's Theorem in the year 1685.  

Sep 15   Gottfried Kirkhoff, composer in the year 1685.  

Sep 16   In the year 1685 john Gay, English poet (Beggar's Opera)  

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

Oct 01   On this day in history 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 on this day in history.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1685

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 07   Gerard George Clifford, Dutch director of East India Company was born on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history birth of charles-Jean-François Hénault, French historian (d. 1770)  

Feb 10   On this day in history birth of aaron Hill, English playwright/poet (Tragedy of Zara)  

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 on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history death of harbottle Grimston, English politician (b. 1603)  

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

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

Feb 11   In the year 1685 david Teniers III, Flemish painter, dies at 46  

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 on this day in history.  

May 15   Henri Otto, Spanish marquis of Caretto/Savona/Grana, dies in the year 1685.  

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