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Historical Events In 1785

Saturday, 18 January 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   On this day in history frederick Philipse 3, land owner (Bronx, Westch & Putnam), dies at 65  

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   Pietro Longhi, painter, dies in the year 1785.  

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

May 10   Etienne Joseph Floquet, composer, dies at 36 on this day in history.  

May 15   Karel Blazej Kopriva, composer, dies at 29 on this day in history.  

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

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   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   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   In the year 1785 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 in the year 1785.  

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

Aug 14   On this day in history john William Fletcher, evangelist, dies  

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

Aug 15   On this day in history 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 on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

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

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

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   Alessandro Manzoni, Italy, poet/novelist (Betrothed) was born on this day in history.  

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   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 on this day in history.  

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

Feb 24   On this day in history carlo Bonaparte, Corsican attorney, dies at 39  

Apr 14   William Whitehead, English writer (b. 1715) died on this day in history.  

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