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Historical Events In 1785

Thursday, 19 May 2022

Apr 26   On this day in history karl Siegmund von Seckendorff, composer, dies at 40  

Apr 26   The birth of John James Audubon, American naturalist painter in the year 1785.  

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

May 01   In the year 1785 kamehameha, the king of Hawaiʻi defeats Kalanikupule and establishes the Kingdom of Hawaiʻi.  

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

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

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

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

May 09   On this day in history james Pollard Espy, Penns, meteorologist (Philosphy of Storms)  

May 09   Joseph Bramah receives British patent for beer pump handles in the year 1785.  

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 in the year 1785.  

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

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   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 on this day in history.  

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

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

Jul 06   In the year 1785 congress resolves US currency named "dollar" & adopts decimal coinage  

Jul 06   The birth of John Paul Jones, American War of Independence hero in the year 1785.  

Jul 06   William J Hooker, English botanist/director (Kew Gardens) in the year 1785.  

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

Jul 13   On this day in history stephen Hopkins, US judge/signer (Decl of Independence), dies at 78  

Jul 20   Mahmud II, sultan of Turkey (1808-39)/Westernizer/reformer on this day in history.  

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

Aug 01   Caroline Herschel becomes first woman discoverer of a comet in the year 1785.  

Aug 14   John William Fletcher, evangelist, dies in the year 1785.  

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

Aug 15   In the year 1785 thomas De Quincey, Eng, writer (Confessions of English Opium Eater)  

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

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   Jacob Ludwig Carl Grimm, Germany, librarian (fairy tale collector) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 04   In the year 1785 birth of jakob Grimm, German philologist and folklorist (d. 1863)  

Jan 23   On this day in history birth of carl A Agardh, Sweden, botanist/bishop of Karlstad  

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

Feb 15   Claude Louis Marie Navier was born in the year 1785.  

Feb 21   Karl A Varnhagen von Ense, German officer/author (Die Sterner) was born on this day in history.  

Mar 06   On this day in history birth of karol Kazimierz Kurpinski, composer  

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   In the year 1785 death of baldassare Galuppi, Italian composer (b. 1706)  

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   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 in the year 1785.  

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

Feb 24   Carlo Bonaparte, Corsican attorney, dies at 39 on this day in history.  

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

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