Historical Events In 1685
Friday, 14 December 2018
Jan 06 On this day in history 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 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 On this day in history aaron Hill, English playwright/poet (Tragedy of Zara)
Feb 11 David Teniers III, Flemish painter, dies at 46 on this day in history.
Feb 18 On this day in history 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) on this day in history.
Feb 23 The birth of Geroge Frederic Handel, German composer on this day in history.
Mar 12 On this day in history george Berkeley, Ireland, philosopher/bishop of Cloyne
Mar 17 In the year 1685 jean-Marc Nattier, French portrait painter
Mar 21 Johann Sebastian Bach, Eisenach Germany, composer (Mattheus-Passion) in the year 1685.
Mar 21 In the year 1685 the birth of Johann Sebastian Bach, German composer
May 02 In the year 1685 adriaen van Ostade, Dutch painter, buried
May 15 On this day in history henri Otto, Spanish marquis of Caretto/Savona/Grana, dies
May 26 In the year 1685 karel, monarch of Palts, dies
May 28 On this day in history pieter de la Court, economist/historian, dies at about 67
Jun 03 Cornelis Hop, Amsterdam regent/diplomat on this day in history.
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 in the year 1685.
Jun 30 Dominikus Zimmermann, German architect/painter (Liebfrauenkirche) on this day in history.
Jul 06 Battle at Sedgemoor: King James II beats duke of Monmouth on this day in history.
Jul 15 On this day in history 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 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 On this day in history gottfried Kirkhoff, composer
Sep 16 On this day in history john Gay, English poet (Beggar's Opera)
Sep 30 In the year 1685 gunther Jacob Wenceslaus, composer
Oct 01 Charles VI, German emperor/king of Spain (1711-40) in the year 1685.
Oct 03 On this day in history fidel Molitor, composer, dies at 58
Oct 12 In the year 1685 geeraerdt Burns, theologist/poet/historian, dies at 59