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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.  

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

Jan 18   On this day in history birth of tiberius Hemsterhuis, Dutch Classical prof, baptized  

Feb 08   In the year 1685 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   George Friedrich Handel, Halle Germany, organist/composer (Messiah) was born on this day in history.  

Mar 12   On this day in history birth of george Berkeley, Ireland, philosopher/bishop of Cloyne  

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

Feb 02   Charles II, King of England/Scotland/Ireland (1660-85), dies at 54 in the year 1685.  

Feb 11   On this day in history david Teniers III, Flemish painter, dies at 46  

Feb 24   In the year 1685 death of charles Howard, 1st Earl of Carlisle, English politician and military leader (b. 1629)  

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   In the year 1685 henri Otto, Spanish marquis of Caretto/Savona/Grana, dies  

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