Historical Events In 1685
Saturday, 18 September 2021
Jan 06 Malachias Siebenhaar, composer, dies at 68 on this day in history.
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 Charles II, King of England/Scotland/Ireland (1660-85), dies at 54 in the year 1685.
Feb 06 James II of England and VII of Scotland becomes King upon the death of his brother Charles II in the year 1685.
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 on this day in history.
Feb 23 George Friedrich Handel, Halle Germany, organist/composer (Messiah) on this day in history.
Feb 23 The birth of Geroge Frederic Handel, German composer on this day in history.
Mar 12 George Berkeley, Ireland, philosopher/bishop of Cloyne on this day in history.
Mar 17 Jean-Marc Nattier, French portrait painter in the year 1685.
Mar 21 Johann Sebastian Bach, Eisenach Germany, composer (Mattheus-Passion) on this day in history.
Mar 21 The birth of Johann Sebastian Bach, German composer in the year 1685.
May 02 In the year 1685 adriaen van Ostade, Dutch painter, buried
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 In the year 1685 pieter de la Court, economist/historian, dies at about 67
Jun 03 Cornelis Hop, Amsterdam regent/diplomat on this day in history.
Jun 11 On this day in history james Scott, Duke of Monmouth, rebels against Catholic king James II
Jun 30 Archibald Campbell, Scottish politician, beheaded at about 55 in the year 1685.
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 In the year 1685 james Scott, Duke of Monmouth, illegitimate son of Charles 2, executed
Jul 23 Pietro Reggio, composer, dies at 53 in the year 1685.
Aug 01 On this day in history pietro Giuseppe Sandoni, composer
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 On this day in history gottfried Kirkhoff, composer
Sep 16 John Gay, English poet (Beggar's Opera) in the year 1685.
Sep 30 On this day in history gunther Jacob Wenceslaus, composer
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 On this day in history geeraerdt Burns, theologist/poet/historian, dies at 59