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Historical Events In 1685

Thursday, 15 November 2018

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

Jan 07   On this day in history gerard George Clifford, Dutch director of East India Company  

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

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

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

Feb 11   David Teniers III, Flemish painter, dies at 46 on this day in history.  

Feb 18   On this day in history fort St. Louis is established by a Frenchman at Matagorda Bay thus forming the basis for France's claim to Texas.  

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

Feb 23   In the year 1685 the birth of Geroge Frederic Handel, German composer  

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

Mar 17   In the year 1685 jean-Marc Nattier, French portrait painter  

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

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   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 on this day in history.  

Jun 03   Cornelis Hop, Amsterdam regent/diplomat in the year 1685.  

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

Jun 30   Archibald Campbell, Scottish politician, beheaded at about 55 in the year 1685.  

Jun 30   In the year 1685 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   In the year 1685 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   On this day in history pietro Giuseppe Sandoni, composer  

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

Aug 18   On this day in history brook Taylor, England, mathematician, discoverer of Taylor's Theorem  

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

Sep 16   John Gay, English poet (Beggar's Opera) on this day in history.  

Sep 30   Gunther Jacob Wenceslaus, composer on this day in history.  

Oct 01   Charles VI, German emperor/king of Spain (1711-40) in the year 1685.  

Oct 03   On this day in history fidel Molitor, composer, dies at 58  

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   Gerard George Clifford, Dutch director of East India Company was born in the year 1685.  

Jan 07   Jonas Alströmer, Swedish industrialist (d. 1761) was born in the year 1685.  

Jan 18   On this day in history 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   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   George Berkeley, Ireland, philosopher/bishop of Cloyne was born in the year 1685.  

Mar 17   In the year 1685 birth of jean-Marc Nattier, French portrait painter  

Famous Deaths In 1685

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 02   On this day in history 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   David Teniers III, Flemish painter, dies at 46 on this day in history.  

Feb 24   Charles Howard, 1st Earl of Carlisle, English politician and military leader (b. 1629) died on this day in history.  

Mar 22   Emperor Go-Sai of Japan (b. 1638) died in the year 1685.  

May 02   Adriaen van Ostade, Dutch painter, buried died on this day in history.  

May 15   Henri Otto, Spanish marquis of Caretto/Savona/Grana, dies in the year 1685.  

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