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Historical Events In 1685

Thursday, 14 November 2019

Jan 06   In the year 1685 malachias Siebenhaar, composer, dies at 68  

Jan 07   Gerard George Clifford, Dutch director of East India Company on this day in history.  

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

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

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

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

Feb 23   The birth of Geroge Frederic Handel, German composer in the year 1685.  

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 in the year 1685.  

May 15   Henri Otto, Spanish marquis of Caretto/Savona/Grana, dies on this day in history.  

May 26   Karel, monarch of Palts, dies on this day in history.  

May 28   On this day in history pieter de la Court, economist/historian, dies at about 67  

Jun 03   Cornelis Hop, Amsterdam regent/diplomat on this day in history.  

Jun 11   James Scott, Duke of Monmouth, rebels against Catholic king James II on this day in history.  

Jun 30   In the year 1685 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 in the year 1685.  

Jul 15   On this day in history james Scott, Duke of Monmouth, illegitimate son of Charles 2, executed  

Jul 23   On this day in history pietro Reggio, composer, dies at 53  

Aug 01   Pietro Giuseppe Sandoni, composer on this day in history.  

Aug 08   On this day in history sassoferrato, [Giovanni B Salvi], Ital painter (Madonna), dies at 75  

Aug 18   Brook Taylor, England, mathematician, discoverer of Taylor's Theorem on this day in history.  

Sep 15   Gottfried Kirkhoff, composer on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

Oct 12   On this day in history geeraerdt Burns, theologist/poet/historian, dies at 59  

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

Jan 18   Tiberius Hemsterhuis, Dutch Classical prof, baptized was born in the year 1685.  

Feb 08   Charles-Jean-François Hénault, French historian (d. 1770) was born in the year 1685.  

Feb 10   In the year 1685 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   In the year 1685 birth of george Berkeley, Ireland, philosopher/bishop of Cloyne  

Mar 17   Jean-Marc Nattier, French portrait painter was born on this day in history.  

Famous Deaths In 1685

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 02   Harbottle Grimston, English politician (b. 1603) died on this day in history.  

Jan 06   In the year 1685 malachias Siebenhaar, composer, dies at 68  

Feb 02   In the year 1685 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   On this day in history death of charles Howard, 1st Earl of Carlisle, English politician and military leader (b. 1629)  

Mar 22   In the year 1685 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   Henri Otto, Spanish marquis of Caretto/Savona/Grana, dies in the year 1685.  

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