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Historical Events In 1785

Wednesday, 13 November 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   Kamehameha, the king of Hawaiʻi defeats Kalanikupule and establishes the Kingdom of Hawaiʻi on this day in history.  

May 06   Arvir A Afzelius, Swedish story teller in the year 1785.  

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   On this day in history franz Xaver Schnitzer, composer, dies at 44  

May 09   In the year 1785 james Pollard Espy, Penns, meteorologist (Philosphy of Storms)  

May 09   Joseph Bramah receives British patent for beer pump handles on this day in history.  

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

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

May 23   Benjamin Franklin announces his invention of bifocals in the year 1785.  

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   On this day in history johann Michael Demmler, composer, dies at 36  

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

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

Jun 25   In the year 1785 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 on this day in history.  

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

Jul 12   1st manned flight by gas balloon in Netherlands on this day in history.  

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

Aug 15   French cardinal De Rohan arrested in the year 1785.  

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

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

Aug 19   In the year 1785 seth Thomas, pioneer in mass production of clocks  

Aug 20   In the year 1785 oliver Hazard Perry, US Naval hero ("We have met the enemy")  

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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   In the year 1785 birth of jakob Grimm, German philologist and folklorist (d. 1863)  

Jan 23   On this day in history birth of carl A Agardh, Sweden, botanist/bishop of Karlstad  

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

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

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

Feb 06   On this day in history iman Willem Falck, Dutch governor of Ceylon (1765-83), dies at 48  

Feb 19   Johann Christoph Richter, composer, dies at 84 on this day in history.  

Feb 24   Carlo Bonaparte, Corsican attorney, dies at 39 in the year 1785.  

Apr 14   William Whitehead, English writer (b. 1715) died in the year 1785.  

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