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Historical Events In 1785

Friday, 20 September 2019

Apr 26   On this day in history 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 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   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   On this day in history james Pollard Espy, Penns, meteorologist (Philosphy of Storms)  

May 09   Joseph Bramah receives British patent for beer pump handles in the year 1785.  

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

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   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 on this day in history.  

Jun 25   Pierre Talon, composer, dies at 63 on this day in history.  

Jun 27   Egbert de Free Temminck, Amsterdam regent, dies at 84 on this day in history.  

Jul 06   Congress resolves US currency named "dollar" & adopts decimal coinage on this day in history.  

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   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   On this day in history mahmud II, sultan of Turkey (1808-39)/Westernizer/reformer  

Aug 01   On this day in history caroline Herschel becomes 1st woman discoverer of a comet  

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

Aug 14   John William Fletcher, evangelist, dies in the year 1785.  

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

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   On this day in history 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   On this day in history birth of jacob Ludwig Carl Grimm, Germany, librarian (fairy tale collector)  

Jan 04   Jakob Grimm, German philologist and folklorist (d. 1863) was born in the year 1785.  

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

Feb 12   Pierre Louis Dulong, French physicist (d. 1838) was born in the year 1785.  

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

Feb 21   In the year 1785 birth of karl A Varnhagen von Ense, German officer/author (Die Sterner)  

Mar 06   Karol Kazimierz Kurpinski, composer was born on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1785.  

Jan 19   In the year 1785 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   On this day in history 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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