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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.  

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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   In the year 1685 birth of jonas Alströmer, Swedish industrialist (d. 1761)  

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

Feb 08   On this day in history 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   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   On this day in history birth of jean-Marc Nattier, French portrait painter  

Famous Deaths In 1685

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 02   In the year 1685 death of harbottle Grimston, English politician (b. 1603)  

Jan 06   On this day in history malachias Siebenhaar, composer, dies at 68  

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   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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