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Historical Events In 1785

Friday, 24 May 2019

Apr 26   Karl Siegmund von Seckendorff, composer, dies at 40 in the year 1785.  

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

Apr 30   In the year 1785 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 in the year 1785.  

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   On this day in history 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 on this day in history.  

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

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

May 23   On this day in history benjamin Franklin announces his invention of bifocals  

May 23   William Woollett, engraver, dies on this day in history.  

Jun 05   On this day in history gottfried August Homilius, composer, dies at 71  

Jun 06   In the year 1785 johann Michael Demmler, composer, dies at 36  

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

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

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) on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1785.  

Jul 20   On this day in history 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 on this day in history.  

Aug 14   In the year 1785 john William Fletcher, evangelist, dies  

Aug 15   In the year 1785 french cardinal De Rohan arrested  

Aug 15   Thomas De Quincey, Eng, writer (Confessions of English Opium Eater) on this day in history.  

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") in the year 1785.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1785

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 04   In the year 1785 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   Carl A Agardh, Sweden, botanist/bishop of Karlstad was born in the year 1785.  

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

Feb 15   On this day in history birth of claude Louis Marie Navier  

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

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 on this day in history.  

Jan 19   On this day in history death of jonathan Toup, English classical scholar and critic (b. 1713)  

Jan 23   On this day in history death of matthew Stewart, Scottish mathematician (b. 1717)  

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   Carlo Bonaparte, Corsican attorney, dies at 39 in the year 1785.  

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

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