Historical Events In 1685
Wednesday, 23 January 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 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 On this day in history 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 On this day in history 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 in the year 1685.
Feb 23 In the year 1685 george Friedrich Handel, Halle Germany, organist/composer (Messiah)
Feb 23 The birth of Geroge Frederic Handel, German composer on this day in history.
Mar 12 George Berkeley, Ireland, philosopher/bishop of Cloyne on this day in history.
Mar 17 On this day in history jean-Marc Nattier, French portrait painter
Mar 21 Johann Sebastian Bach, Eisenach Germany, composer (Mattheus-Passion) on this day in history.
Mar 21 In the year 1685 the birth of Johann Sebastian Bach, German composer
May 02 Adriaen van Ostade, Dutch painter, buried on this day in history.
May 15 On this day in history henri Otto, Spanish marquis of Caretto/Savona/Grana, dies
May 26 On this day in history 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 In the year 1685 james Scott, Duke of Monmouth, rebels against Catholic king James II
Jun 30 In the year 1685 archibald Campbell, Scottish politician, beheaded at about 55
Jun 30 On this day in history dominikus Zimmermann, German architect/painter (Liebfrauenkirche)
Jul 06 On this day in history 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 on this day in history.
Aug 01 Pietro Giuseppe Sandoni, composer on this day in history.
Aug 08 Sassoferrato, [Giovanni B Salvi], Ital painter (Madonna), dies at 75 in the year 1685.
Aug 18 Brook Taylor, England, mathematician, discoverer of Taylor's Theorem in the year 1685.
Sep 15 On this day in history gottfried Kirkhoff, composer
Sep 16 In the year 1685 john Gay, English poet (Beggar's Opera)
Sep 30 Gunther Jacob Wenceslaus, composer on this day in history.
Oct 01 In the year 1685 charles VI, German emperor/king of Spain (1711-40)
Oct 03 Fidel Molitor, composer, dies at 58 in the year 1685.
Oct 12 Geeraerdt Burns, theologist/poet/historian, dies at 59 on this day in history.