Historical Events In 1685
Sunday, 24 March 2019
Jan 06 On this day in history malachias Siebenhaar, composer, dies at 68
Jan 07 Gerard George Clifford, Dutch director of East India Company in the year 1685.
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 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 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) 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 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 The birth of Johann Sebastian Bach, German composer in the year 1685.
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 On this day in history pieter de la Court, economist/historian, dies at about 67
Jun 03 In the year 1685 cornelis Hop, Amsterdam regent/diplomat
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 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 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 In the year 1685 pietro Giuseppe Sandoni, composer
Aug 08 Sassoferrato, [Giovanni B Salvi], Ital painter (Madonna), dies at 75 in the year 1685.
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 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 on this day in history.
Oct 12 Geeraerdt Burns, theologist/poet/historian, dies at 59 in the year 1685.