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Historical Events In 1685

Friday, 14 May 2021

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 on this day in history.  

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) in the year 1685.  

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 in the year 1685.  

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

Mar 21   On this day in history johann Sebastian Bach, Eisenach Germany, composer (Mattheus-Passion)  

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

May 02   In the year 1685 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   Pieter de la Court, economist/historian, dies at about 67 in the year 1685.  

Jun 03   On this day in history cornelis Hop, Amsterdam regent/diplomat  

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   In the year 1685 dominikus Zimmermann, German architect/painter (Liebfrauenkirche)  

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   In the year 1685 pietro Reggio, composer, dies at 53  

Aug 01   On this day in history pietro Giuseppe Sandoni, composer  

Aug 08   On this day in history 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   Gottfried Kirkhoff, composer in the year 1685.  

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   Charles VI, German emperor/king of Spain (1711-40) in the year 1685.  

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.  

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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 in the year 1685.  

Jan 07   On this day in history birth of jonas Alströmer, Swedish industrialist (d. 1761)  

Jan 18   Tiberius Hemsterhuis, Dutch Classical prof, baptized was born on this day in history.  

Feb 08   Charles-Jean-François Hénault, French historian (d. 1770) was born on this day in history.  

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

Feb 23   On this day in history birth of george Friedrich Handel, Halle Germany, organist/composer (Messiah)  

Mar 12   George Berkeley, Ireland, philosopher/bishop of Cloyne was born in the year 1685.  

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   Charles II, King of England/Scotland/Ireland (1660-85), dies at 54 on this day in history.  

Feb 11   On this day in history 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 in the year 1685.  

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

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