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Historical Events In 1785

Wednesday, 20 March 2019

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

Apr 26   In the year 1785 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   On this day in history kamehameha, the king of Hawaiʻi defeats Kalanikupule and establishes the Kingdom of Hawaiʻi.  

May 06   In the year 1785 arvir A Afzelius, Swedish story teller  

May 08   Pietro Longhi, painter, dies on this day in history.  

May 09   British inventor Joseph Bramah patents beer-pump handle on this day in history.  

May 09   In the year 1785 franz Xaver Schnitzer, composer, dies at 44  

May 09   In the year 1785 james Pollard Espy, Penns, meteorologist (Philosphy of Storms)  

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   On this day in history karel Blazej Kopriva, composer, dies at 29  

May 23   Benjamin Franklin announces his invention of bifocals on this day in history.  

May 23   William Woollett, engraver, dies in the year 1785.  

Jun 05   In the year 1785 gottfried August Homilius, composer, dies at 71  

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

Jun 15   In the year 1785 2 French balloonists die in world's 1st fatal aviation accident  

Jun 15   In the year 1785 2 French balloonists die in world's first fatal aviation accident  

Jun 25   In the year 1785 pierre Talon, composer, dies at 63  

Jun 27   On this day in history egbert de Free Temminck, Amsterdam regent, dies at 84  

Jul 06   Congress resolves US currency named "dollar" & adopts decimal coinage on this day in history.  

Jul 06   On this day in history the birth of John Paul Jones, American War of Independence hero  

Jul 06   William J Hooker, English botanist/director (Kew Gardens) on this day in history.  

Jul 12   1st manned flight by gas balloon in Netherlands on this day in history.  

Jul 13   In the year 1785 stephen Hopkins, US judge/signer (Decl of Independence), dies at 78  

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

Aug 01   On this day in history caroline Herschel becomes 1st woman discoverer of a comet  

Aug 01   Caroline Herschel becomes first woman discoverer of a comet on this day in history.  

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

Aug 15   In the year 1785 french cardinal De Rohan arrested  

Aug 15   On this day in history thomas De Quincey, Eng, writer (Confessions of English Opium Eater)  

Aug 17   In the year 1785 jonathan Trumbull, US patriot, dies  

Aug 19   Seth Thomas, pioneer in mass production of clocks on this day in history.  

Aug 20   Oliver Hazard Perry, US Naval hero ("We have met the enemy") in the year 1785.  

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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   On this day in history birth of jakob Grimm, German philologist and folklorist (d. 1863)  

Jan 23   Carl A Agardh, Sweden, botanist/bishop of Karlstad was born in the year 1785.  

Feb 12   In the year 1785 birth of pierre Louis Dulong, French physicist (d. 1838)  

Feb 15   On this day in history birth of claude Louis Marie Navier  

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 on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1785.  

Jan 19   Jonathan Toup, English classical scholar and critic (b. 1713) died in the year 1785.  

Jan 23   On this day in history death of matthew Stewart, Scottish mathematician (b. 1717)  

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

Feb 19   Johann Christoph Richter, composer, dies at 84 in the year 1785.  

Feb 24   In the year 1785 carlo Bonaparte, Corsican attorney, dies at 39  

Apr 14   William Whitehead, English writer (b. 1715) died in the year 1785.  

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