Historical Events In 1685
Wednesday, 21 August 2019
Jan 06 Malachias Siebenhaar, composer, dies at 68 in the year 1685.
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 Charles II, King of England/Scotland/Ireland (1660-85), dies at 54 on this day in history.
Feb 06 James II of England and VII of Scotland becomes King upon the death of his brother Charles II on this day in history.
Feb 10 Aaron Hill, English playwright/poet (Tragedy of Zara) in the year 1685.
Feb 11 David Teniers III, Flemish painter, dies at 46 in the year 1685.
Feb 18 In the year 1685 fort St. Louis is established by a Frenchman at Matagorda Bay thus forming the basis for France's claim to Texas.
Feb 23 George Friedrich Handel, Halle Germany, organist/composer (Messiah) in the year 1685.
Feb 23 The birth of Geroge Frederic Handel, German composer in the year 1685.
Mar 12 In the year 1685 george Berkeley, Ireland, philosopher/bishop of Cloyne
Mar 17 In the year 1685 jean-Marc Nattier, French portrait painter
Mar 21 On this day in history johann Sebastian Bach, Eisenach Germany, composer (Mattheus-Passion)
Mar 21 In the year 1685 the birth of Johann Sebastian Bach, German composer
May 02 Adriaen van Ostade, Dutch painter, buried in the year 1685.
May 15 In the year 1685 henri Otto, Spanish marquis of Caretto/Savona/Grana, dies
May 26 On this day in history karel, monarch of Palts, dies
May 28 Pieter de la Court, economist/historian, dies at about 67 on this day in history.
Jun 03 In the year 1685 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 Archibald Campbell, Scottish politician, beheaded at about 55 on this day in history.
Jun 30 On this day in history dominikus Zimmermann, German architect/painter (Liebfrauenkirche)
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 Pietro Giuseppe Sandoni, composer on this day in history.
Aug 08 Sassoferrato, [Giovanni B Salvi], Ital painter (Madonna), dies at 75 in the year 1685.
Aug 18 On this day in history brook Taylor, England, mathematician, discoverer of Taylor's Theorem
Sep 15 Gottfried Kirkhoff, composer in the year 1685.
Sep 16 In the year 1685 john Gay, English poet (Beggar's Opera)
Sep 30 Gunther Jacob Wenceslaus, composer in the year 1685.
Oct 01 Charles VI, German emperor/king of Spain (1711-40) in the year 1685.
Oct 03 Fidel Molitor, composer, dies at 58 on this day in history.
Oct 12 Geeraerdt Burns, theologist/poet/historian, dies at 59 in the year 1685.