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Historical Events In 1785

Wednesday, 08 July 2020

Apr 26   Karl Siegmund von Seckendorff, composer, dies at 40 on this day in history.  

Apr 26   On this day in history the birth of John James Audubon, American naturalist painter  

Apr 30   Frederick Philipse 3, land owner (Bronx, Westch & Putnam), dies at 65 on this day in history.  

May 01   Kamehameha, the king of Hawaiʻi defeats Kalanikupule and establishes the Kingdom of Hawaiʻi on this day in history.  

May 06   On this day in history arvir A Afzelius, Swedish story teller  

May 08   Pietro Longhi, painter, dies in the year 1785.  

May 09   On this day in history british inventor Joseph Bramah patents beer-pump handle  

May 09   Franz Xaver Schnitzer, composer, dies at 44 in the year 1785.  

May 09   James Pollard Espy, Penns, meteorologist (Philosphy of Storms) in the year 1785.  

May 09   In the year 1785 joseph Bramah receives British patent for beer pump handles  

May 10   Etienne Joseph Floquet, composer, dies at 36 in the year 1785.  

May 15   Karel Blazej Kopriva, composer, dies at 29 in the year 1785.  

May 23   On this day in history benjamin Franklin announces his invention of bifocals  

May 23   William Woollett, engraver, dies on this day in history.  

Jun 05   Gottfried August Homilius, composer, dies at 71 on this day in history.  

Jun 06   On this day in history johann Michael Demmler, composer, dies at 36  

Jun 15   On this day in history 2 French balloonists die in world's 1st fatal aviation accident  

Jun 15   On this day in history 2 French balloonists die in world's first fatal aviation accident  

Jun 25   Pierre Talon, composer, dies at 63 on this day in history.  

Jun 27   Egbert de Free Temminck, Amsterdam regent, dies at 84 in the year 1785.  

Jul 06   On this day in history congress resolves US currency named "dollar" & adopts decimal coinage  

Jul 06   In the year 1785 the birth of John Paul Jones, American War of Independence hero  

Jul 06   In the year 1785 william J Hooker, English botanist/director (Kew Gardens)  

Jul 12   In the year 1785 1st manned flight by gas balloon in Netherlands  

Jul 13   Stephen Hopkins, US judge/signer (Decl of Independence), dies at 78 in the year 1785.  

Jul 20   Mahmud II, sultan of Turkey (1808-39)/Westernizer/reformer in the year 1785.  

Aug 01   In the year 1785 caroline Herschel becomes 1st woman discoverer of a comet  

Aug 01   In the year 1785 caroline Herschel becomes first woman discoverer of a comet  

Aug 14   In the year 1785 john William Fletcher, evangelist, dies  

Aug 15   On this day in history french cardinal De Rohan arrested  

Aug 15   Thomas De Quincey, Eng, writer (Confessions of English Opium Eater) in the year 1785.  

Aug 17   Jonathan Trumbull, US patriot, dies on this day in history.  

Aug 19   In the year 1785 seth Thomas, pioneer in mass production of clocks  

Aug 20   On this day in history oliver Hazard Perry, US Naval hero ("We have met the enemy")  

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Famous Birthdays In 1785

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 04   In the year 1785 birth of jacob Ludwig Carl Grimm, Germany, librarian (fairy tale collector)  

Jan 04   Jakob Grimm, German philologist and folklorist (d. 1863) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 23   In the year 1785 birth of carl A Agardh, Sweden, botanist/bishop of Karlstad  

Feb 12   On this day in history birth of pierre Louis Dulong, French physicist (d. 1838)  

Feb 15   Claude Louis Marie Navier was born on this day in history.  

Feb 21   In the year 1785 birth of karl A Varnhagen von Ense, German officer/author (Die Sterner)  

Mar 06   Karol Kazimierz Kurpinski, composer was born in the year 1785.  

Mar 07   Alessandro Manzoni, Italy, poet/novelist (Betrothed) was born in the year 1785.  

Famous Deaths In 1785

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 03   Baldassare Galuppi, Italian composer (b. 1706) died in the year 1785.  

Jan 06   Haym Salomon, dies in Phila at 44, helped finance the revolution on this day in history.  

Jan 19   On this day in history death of jonathan Toup, English classical scholar and critic (b. 1713)  

Jan 23   In the year 1785 death of matthew Stewart, Scottish mathematician (b. 1717)  

Feb 06   Iman Willem Falck, Dutch governor of Ceylon (1765-83), dies at 48 on this day in history.  

Feb 19   On this day in history johann Christoph Richter, composer, dies at 84  

Feb 24   Carlo Bonaparte, Corsican attorney, dies at 39 in the year 1785.  

Apr 14   On this day in history death of william Whitehead, English writer (b. 1715)  

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