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Historical Events In 1785

Tuesday, 29 September 2020

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   In the year 1785 frederick Philipse 3, land owner (Bronx, Westch & Putnam), dies at 65  

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

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

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

May 09   In the year 1785 british inventor Joseph Bramah patents beer-pump handle  

May 09   Franz Xaver Schnitzer, composer, dies at 44 on this day in history.  

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

May 09   On this day in history joseph Bramah receives British patent for beer pump handles  

May 10   On this day in history etienne Joseph Floquet, composer, dies at 36  

May 15   On this day in history karel Blazej Kopriva, composer, dies at 29  

May 23   In the year 1785 benjamin Franklin announces his invention of bifocals  

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   In the year 1785 johann Michael Demmler, composer, dies at 36  

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

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   In the year 1785 egbert de Free Temminck, Amsterdam regent, dies at 84  

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 on this day in history.  

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

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

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

Jul 20   In the year 1785 mahmud II, sultan of Turkey (1808-39)/Westernizer/reformer  

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

Aug 01   On this day in history 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) on this day in history.  

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

Aug 19   Seth Thomas, pioneer in mass production of clocks in the year 1785.  

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

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Famous Birthdays In 1785

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 04   On this day in history 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   In the year 1785 birth of carl A Agardh, Sweden, botanist/bishop of Karlstad  

Feb 12   Pierre Louis Dulong, French physicist (d. 1838) was born on this day in history.  

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

Feb 21   On this day in history 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   In the year 1785 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 in the year 1785.  

Jan 23   Matthew Stewart, Scottish mathematician (b. 1717) died on this day in history.  

Feb 06   In the year 1785 iman Willem Falck, Dutch governor of Ceylon (1765-83), dies at 48  

Feb 19   In the year 1785 johann Christoph Richter, composer, dies at 84  

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

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

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