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Historical Events In 1785

Thursday, 25 February 2021

Apr 26   Karl Siegmund von Seckendorff, composer, dies at 40 on this day in history.  

Apr 26   On this day in history the birth of John James Audubon, American naturalist painter  

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

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

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

May 08   Pietro Longhi, painter, dies in the year 1785.  

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

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

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   Johann Michael Demmler, composer, dies at 36 in the year 1785.  

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

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

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

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

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

Jul 12   On this day in history 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   In the year 1785 mahmud II, sultan of Turkey (1808-39)/Westernizer/reformer  

Aug 01   In the year 1785 caroline Herschel becomes 1st woman discoverer of a comet  

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

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

Aug 17   Jonathan Trumbull, US patriot, dies on this day in history.  

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") 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   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 in the year 1785.  

Feb 12   On this day in history 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 in the year 1785.  

Mar 06   On this day in history 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 in the year 1785.  

Jan 06   Haym Salomon, dies in Phila at 44, helped finance the revolution on this day in history.  

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 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 on this day in history.  

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

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