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Historical Events In 1685

Saturday, 04 July 2020

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

Jan 07   Gerard George Clifford, Dutch director of East India Company in the year 1685.  

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

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

Feb 23   George Friedrich Handel, Halle Germany, organist/composer (Messiah) in the year 1685.  

Feb 23   The birth of Geroge Frederic Handel, German composer on this day in history.  

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

Mar 17   On this day in history jean-Marc Nattier, French portrait painter  

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

Mar 21   The birth of Johann Sebastian Bach, German composer in the year 1685.  

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

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

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   In the year 1685 cornelis Hop, Amsterdam regent/diplomat  

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   Dominikus Zimmermann, German architect/painter (Liebfrauenkirche) in the year 1685.  

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 in the year 1685.  

Aug 01   In the year 1685 pietro Giuseppe Sandoni, composer  

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   Gottfried Kirkhoff, composer in the year 1685.  

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   Fidel Molitor, composer, dies at 58 in the year 1685.  

Oct 12   Geeraerdt Burns, theologist/poet/historian, dies at 59 in the year 1685.  

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

Feb 08   On this day in history birth of charles-Jean-François Hénault, French historian (d. 1770)  

Feb 10   Aaron Hill, English playwright/poet (Tragedy of Zara) was born on this day in history.  

Feb 23   In the year 1685 birth of george Friedrich Handel, Halle Germany, organist/composer (Messiah)  

Mar 12   On this day in history 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   On this day in history death of harbottle Grimston, English politician (b. 1603)  

Jan 06   Malachias Siebenhaar, composer, dies at 68 in the year 1685.  

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   In the year 1685 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   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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