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Historical Events In 1685

Friday, 17 January 2020

Oct 18   French king Louis XIV revoked Edict van Nantes in the year 1685.  

Oct 18   On this day in history louis XIV revokes Edict of Nantes, outlaws Protestantism  

Oct 26   Domenico Scarlatti, Naples Italy, composer/harpsichordist on this day in history.  

Dec 03   In the year 1685 charles II bars Jews from settling in Stockholm Sweden  

Dec 12   On this day in history lodovico Giustini, composer  

Dec 30   On this day in history don Francisco de Agurto installed as land guardian of S Netherlands  

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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   Jonas Alströmer, Swedish industrialist (d. 1761) was born on this day in history.  

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

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   In the year 1685 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 in the year 1685.  

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

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

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