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Historical Events In 1785

Sunday, 21 July 2019

Apr 26   In the year 1785 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 in the year 1785.  

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

May 06   Arvir A Afzelius, Swedish story teller on this day in history.  

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

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

May 09   On this day in history 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   In the year 1785 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   Johann Michael Demmler, composer, dies at 36 in the year 1785.  

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

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

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

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

Jul 06   Congress resolves US currency named "dollar" & adopts decimal coinage in the year 1785.  

Jul 06   On this day in history 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   On this day in history 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   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   John William Fletcher, evangelist, dies in the year 1785.  

Aug 15   French cardinal De Rohan arrested on this day in history.  

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

Aug 17   On this day in history jonathan Trumbull, US patriot, dies  

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   Jacob Ludwig Carl Grimm, Germany, librarian (fairy tale collector) was born in the year 1785.  

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 on this day in history.  

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

Feb 15   In the year 1785 birth of claude Louis Marie Navier  

Feb 21   On this day in history birth of karl A Varnhagen von Ense, German officer/author (Die Sterner)  

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

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   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   In the year 1785 death of jonathan Toup, English classical scholar and critic (b. 1713)  

Jan 23   Matthew Stewart, Scottish mathematician (b. 1717) died in the year 1785.  

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 on this day in history.  

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

Apr 14   In the year 1785 death of william Whitehead, English writer (b. 1715)  

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