Historical Events In 1685
Monday, 30 March 2020
Jan 06 In the year 1685 malachias Siebenhaar, composer, dies at 68
Jan 07 In the year 1685 gerard George Clifford, Dutch director of East India Company
Jan 18 In the year 1685 tiberius Hemsterhuis, Dutch Classical prof, baptized
Feb 02 On this day in history charles II, King of England/Scotland/Ireland (1660-85), dies at 54
Feb 06 On this day in history 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) in the year 1685.
Feb 11 In the year 1685 david Teniers III, Flemish painter, dies at 46
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 On this day in history george Friedrich Handel, Halle Germany, organist/composer (Messiah)
Feb 23 In the year 1685 the birth of Geroge Frederic Handel, German composer
Mar 12 On this day in history george Berkeley, Ireland, philosopher/bishop of Cloyne
Mar 17 On this day in history 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 Henri Otto, Spanish marquis of Caretto/Savona/Grana, dies on this day in history.
May 26 Karel, monarch of Palts, dies on this day in history.
May 28 Pieter de la Court, economist/historian, dies at about 67 in the year 1685.
Jun 03 Cornelis Hop, Amsterdam regent/diplomat in the year 1685.
Jun 11 James Scott, Duke of Monmouth, rebels against Catholic king James II in the year 1685.
Jun 30 In the year 1685 archibald Campbell, Scottish politician, beheaded at about 55
Jun 30 In the year 1685 dominikus Zimmermann, German architect/painter (Liebfrauenkirche)
Jul 06 Battle at Sedgemoor: King James II beats duke of Monmouth in the year 1685.
Jul 15 In the year 1685 james Scott, Duke of Monmouth, illegitimate son of Charles 2, executed
Jul 23 On this day in history pietro Reggio, composer, dies at 53
Aug 01 Pietro Giuseppe Sandoni, composer in the year 1685.
Aug 08 In the year 1685 sassoferrato, [Giovanni B Salvi], Ital painter (Madonna), dies at 75
Aug 18 On this day in history brook Taylor, England, mathematician, discoverer of Taylor's Theorem
Sep 15 Gottfried Kirkhoff, composer on this day in history.
Sep 16 On this day in history 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) on this day in history.
Oct 03 Fidel Molitor, composer, dies at 58 on this day in history.
Oct 12 In the year 1685 geeraerdt Burns, theologist/poet/historian, dies at 59