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Historical Events In 1785

Monday, 06 April 2020

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 in the year 1785.  

May 01   Kamehameha, the king of Hawaiʻi defeats Kalanikupule and establishes the Kingdom of Hawaiʻi in the year 1785.  

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

May 08   On this day in history pietro Longhi, painter, dies  

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

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

May 09   James Pollard Espy, Penns, meteorologist (Philosphy of Storms) on this day in history.  

May 09   Joseph Bramah receives British patent for beer pump handles on this day in history.  

May 10   In the year 1785 etienne Joseph Floquet, composer, dies at 36  

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

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

May 23   On this day in history william Woollett, engraver, dies  

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

Jun 06   Johann Michael Demmler, composer, dies at 36 on this day in history.  

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

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

Jun 25   On this day in history pierre Talon, composer, dies at 63  

Jun 27   Egbert de Free Temminck, Amsterdam regent, dies at 84 on this day in history.  

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

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

Jul 06   On this day in history 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 on this day in history.  

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

Aug 01   Caroline Herschel becomes 1st woman discoverer of a comet on this day in history.  

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   French cardinal De Rohan arrested on this day in history.  

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

Aug 17   Jonathan Trumbull, US patriot, dies in the year 1785.  

Aug 19   On this day in history 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 in the year 1785.  

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   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   In the year 1785 birth of karol Kazimierz Kurpinski, composer  

Mar 07   On this day in history birth of alessandro Manzoni, Italy, poet/novelist (Betrothed)  

Famous Deaths In 1785

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 03   Baldassare Galuppi, Italian composer (b. 1706) died on this day in history.  

Jan 06   In the year 1785 haym Salomon, dies in Phila at 44, helped finance the revolution  

Jan 19   Jonathan Toup, English classical scholar and critic (b. 1713) died on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1785 johann Christoph Richter, composer, dies at 84  

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

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

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