Historical Events In 1685
Sunday, 23 February 2020
Jan 06 In the year 1685 malachias Siebenhaar, composer, dies at 68
Jan 07 Gerard George Clifford, Dutch director of East India Company in the year 1685.
Jan 18 On this day in history tiberius Hemsterhuis, Dutch Classical prof, baptized
Feb 02 In the year 1685 charles II, King of England/Scotland/Ireland (1660-85), dies at 54
Feb 06 In the year 1685 james II of England and VII of Scotland becomes King upon the death of his brother Charles II.
Feb 10 Aaron Hill, English playwright/poet (Tragedy of Zara) on this day in history.
Feb 11 In the year 1685 david Teniers III, Flemish painter, dies at 46
Feb 18 Fort St. Louis is established by a Frenchman at Matagorda Bay thus forming the basis for France's claim to Texas in the year 1685.
Feb 23 George Friedrich Handel, Halle Germany, organist/composer (Messiah) in the year 1685.
Feb 23 The birth of Geroge Frederic Handel, German composer on this day in history.
Mar 12 George Berkeley, Ireland, philosopher/bishop of Cloyne in the year 1685.
Mar 17 In the year 1685 jean-Marc Nattier, French portrait painter
Mar 21 In the year 1685 johann Sebastian Bach, Eisenach Germany, composer (Mattheus-Passion)
Mar 21 The birth of Johann Sebastian Bach, German composer on this day in history.
May 02 Adriaen van Ostade, Dutch painter, buried in the year 1685.
May 15 Henri Otto, Spanish marquis of Caretto/Savona/Grana, dies on this day in history.
May 26 Karel, monarch of Palts, dies in the year 1685.
May 28 Pieter de la Court, economist/historian, dies at about 67 in the year 1685.
Jun 03 On this day in history cornelis Hop, Amsterdam regent/diplomat
Jun 11 James Scott, Duke of Monmouth, rebels against Catholic king James II on this day in history.
Jun 30 On this day in history archibald Campbell, Scottish politician, beheaded at about 55
Jun 30 Dominikus Zimmermann, German architect/painter (Liebfrauenkirche) on this day in history.
Jul 06 On this day in history battle at Sedgemoor: King James II beats duke of Monmouth
Jul 15 James Scott, Duke of Monmouth, illegitimate son of Charles 2, executed in the year 1685.
Jul 23 In the year 1685 pietro Reggio, composer, dies at 53
Aug 01 In the year 1685 pietro Giuseppe Sandoni, composer
Aug 08 In the year 1685 sassoferrato, [Giovanni B Salvi], Ital painter (Madonna), dies at 75
Aug 18 Brook Taylor, England, mathematician, discoverer of Taylor's Theorem on this day in history.
Sep 15 In the year 1685 gottfried Kirkhoff, composer
Sep 16 In the year 1685 john Gay, English poet (Beggar's Opera)
Sep 30 On this day in history gunther Jacob Wenceslaus, composer
Oct 01 On this day in history charles VI, German emperor/king of Spain (1711-40)
Oct 03 Fidel Molitor, composer, dies at 58 on this day in history.
Oct 12 On this day in history geeraerdt Burns, theologist/poet/historian, dies at 59