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Science - State leaders - Literature - Music Events March 11 – Chelsea hospital for soldiers is founded in England May 6 - Louis XIV of France moves his court to Versailles. ... Events June 6 - The Ashmolean Museum opens as the worlds first university museum. ... Events France under Louis XIV makes Truce of Ratisbon separately with the Empire and Spain. ... Events The League of Augsburg is founded. ... Events March 19 - The men under explorer Robert Cavelier de La Salle murder him while searching for the mouth of the Mississippi River. ... // Events A high-powered conspiracy of notables, the Immortal Seven, invite William and Mary to depose James II of England. ... This is a list of decades which have articles with more information about them. ... Centuries: 16th century - 17th century - 18th century Decades: 1600s 1610s 1620s 1630s 1640s - 1650s - 1660s 1670s 1680s 1690s 1700s Years: 1650 1651 1652 1653 1654 1655 1656 1657 1658 1659 Significant Events and Trends World Leaders King Frederick III of Denmark (1648 - 1670). ... Centuries: 16th century - 17th century - 18th century Decades: 1610s 1620s 1630s 1640s 1650s - 1660s - 1670s 1680s 1690s 1700s 1710s Years: 1660 1661 1662 1663 1664 1665 1666 1667 1668 1669 Events and Trends Samuel Pepys begins his famous diary in 1660 and ends it, due to failing eyesight in 1669. ... Events and Trends Newton and Leibniz independently discover calculus. ... Centuries: 16th century - 17th century - 18th century Decades: 1630s 1640s 1650s 1660s 1670s - 1680s - 1690s 1700s 1710s 1720s 1730s Years: 1680 1681 1682 1683 1684 1685 1686 1687 1688 1689 Events and Trends The Treaty of Ratisbon between France and England in 1684 ended the Age of Buccaneers. ... Events and Trends Thomas Neale designed Seven Dials The Salem Witchcraft Trials are held in Massachusetts Bay Colony (1692). ... Events and trends The Bonneville Slide blocks the Columbia River near the site of present-day Cascade Locks, Oregon with a land bridge 200 feet (60 m) high. ... Events and Trends World Leaders King Louis XIV of France (1643 - 1715) Philippe II of Orléans, Regent of France (1715 - 1723). ... These pages contain the trends of millennia and centuries. ... (15th century - 16th century - 17th century - more centuries) As a means of recording the passage of time, the 16th century was that century which lasted from 1501 to 1600. ... (16th century - 17th century - 18th century - more centuries) As a means of recording the passage of time, the 17th century was that century which lasted from 1601-1700. ... (17th century - 18th century - 19th century - more centuries) As a means of recording the passage of time, the 18th century refers to the century that lasted from 1701 through 1800. ... The year 1685 in science and technology included many events, some of which are listed here. ... 1684 state leaders - Events of 1685 - 1686 state leaders - State leaders by year See also: List of religious leaders in 1685 List of international organization leaders in 1685 List of colonial governors in 1685 Asia China (Qing Dynasty) - Kangxi, Emperor of China (1662-1722) Japan - Monarch - Reigen, Emperor of Japan... See also: 1684 in literature, other events of 1685, 1686 in literature, list of years in literature. ...

Events

  • Adam Baldrigde founds a pirate base in St Mary Island in the Madagascar

February 6 is the 37th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... King James VII and II ( 14 October 1633–16 September 1701 ) became King of England, Scotland, and Ireland from 6 February 1685. ... James VII and II (14 October 1633–16 September 1701) became King of England, Scotland, and Ireland from 6 February 1685. ... February 18 is the 49th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Matagorda Bay is a large bay on the Texas coast, located between Calhoun and Matagorda counties. ... Prior to 1821, Texas was part of the Spanish colony of New Spain. ... June 20 is the 171st day of the year (172nd in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 194 days remaining. ... The Monmouth Rebellion of 1685, also known as the Pitchfork Rebellion, was an attempt to overthrow the King of England, James II, who became king when his elder brother, Charles II, died on 6 February 1685. ... James Crofts, later Scott, 1st Duke of Monmouth, 1st Duke of Buccleuch (April 9, 1649–July 15, 1685) recognised by some as James II of England and James VII of Scotland, was born in Rotterdam in the Netherlands, the son of Charles II and his mistress, Lucy Walter, who had... Charles II (29 May 1630–6 February 1685) was the King of England, Scotland, and Ireland from 30 January 1649 (de jure) or 29 May 1660 (de facto) until his death. ... Royal motto: Nemo me impune lacessit (Latin: No one provokes me with impunity) Scotlands location within the UK Languages with Official Status1 English Scottish Gaelic Capital Edinburgh Largest city Glasgow First Minister Jack McConnell Area  - Total  - % water Ranked 2nd UK 78,782 km² 1. ... Royal motto: Dieu et mon droit (French: God and my right) Englands location within the UK Official language English de facto Capital London de facto Largest city London Area  - Total Ranked 1st UK 130,395 km² Population  - Total (2001)  - Density Ranked 1st UK 49,138,831 377/km² Ethnicity... July 6 is the 187th day of the year (188th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 178 days remaining. ... The Battle of Sedgemoor was fought on 6 July 1685. ... July 15 is the 196th day (197th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian Calendar, with 169 days remaining. ... Tower Hill is an elevated spot outside the Tower of London and just outside the limits of the City of London in the London Borough of Tower Hamlets. ... October 18 is the 291st day of the year (292nd in Leap years). ... October 19 is the 291st day of the year (292nd in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Louis XIV (Louis-Dieudonné) (September 5, 1638 – September 1, 1715) reigned as King of France and King of Navarre from May 14, 1643 until his death. ... The Edict of Fontainebleau (October 1685) was an edict issued by Louis XIV of France. ... The Edict of Nantes was issued on April 13, 1598 by Henry IV of France to grant French Protestants (also known as Huguenots) substantial rights in a Catholic nation. ... Protestantism is a movement within Christianity, representing a split from the Roman Catholic Church during the mid to late Renaissance in Europe —a period known as the Protestant Reformation. ...

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January 7 is the 7th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Jonas Alströmer Jonas Alströmer (7 January 1685 - 2 June 1761) was a pioneer of agriculture and industry in Sweden. ... 1761 was a common year starting on Thursday (see link for calendar). ... January 9 is the 9th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Tiberius Hemsterhuis (January 9, 1685 - April 7, 1766), Dutch philologist and critic, was born at Groningen in Holland. ... 1766 was a common year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar). ... February 8 is the 39th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Charles-Jean-François Hénault (February 8, 1685 - November 24, 1770) was a French historian. ... 1770 - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia /**/ @import /skins-1. ... February 10 is the 41st day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Aaron Hill (February 10, 1685 - February 8, 1750) was an English dramatist and miscellaneous writer. ... Events March 2 - Small earthquake in London April 4 - Small earthquake in Warrington, England August 23 - Small earthquake in Spalding, England September 30 - Small earthquake in Northampton, England November 16 – Westminster Bridge officially opened Jonas Hanway is the first Englishman to use an umbrella James Gray reveals her sex to... February 23 is the 54th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... George Frideric Handel (German Georg Friedrich Händel), (February 23, 1685 – April 14, 1759) was a German Baroque music composer who lived much of his life in England. ... 1759 was a common year starting on Monday (see link for calendar). ... March 12 is the 71st day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (72nd in Leap years). ... Bishop George Berkeley George Berkeley (bark-lee) (March 12, 1685 – January 14, 1753), also known as Bishop Berkeley, was an influential Irish philosopher whose primary philosophical achievement is the advancement of what has come to be called subjective idealism, summed up in his dictum, Esse est percipi (To be is... 1753 was a common year starting on Monday (see link for calendar). ... March 18 is the 77th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (78th in leap years). ... Ralph Erskine (March 18, 1685 - November 6, 1752), was a Scottish churchman. ... 1752 was a leap year starting on Saturday (see link for calendar). ... March 21 is the 80th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (81st in leap years). ... Johann Sebastian Bach, 1748 portrait by Elias Gottlob Haussmann Johann Sebastian Bach (21 March 1685 – 28 July 1750)[1] was a German composer and organist of the baroque period, and is widely acknowledged[2] as one of the greatest composers in the Western tonal tradition. ... Events March 2 - Small earthquake in London April 4 - Small earthquake in Warrington, England August 23 - Small earthquake in Spalding, England September 30 - Small earthquake in Northampton, England November 16 – Westminster Bridge officially opened Jonas Hanway is the first Englishman to use an umbrella James Gray reveals her sex to... June 30 is the 181st day of the year (182nd in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 184 days remaining, and the last day of June. ... John Gay John Gay (30 June 1685 - 4 December 1732) was an English poet and dramatist. ... Events February 23 - First performance of Handels Orlando, in London June 9 - James Oglethorpe is granted a royal charter for the colony of Georgia. ... July 3 is the 184th day of the year (185th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar, with 181 days remaining. ... Sir Robert Rich, 4th Baronet (July 3, 1685 - February 1, 1768) was a British military officer, specifically focusing on cavalry. ... 1768 was a leap year starting on Friday (see link for calendar). ... August 18 is the 230th day of the year (231st in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Brook Taylor (August 18, 1685 – December 29, 1731) was an English mathematician. ... Events 10 Downing Street becomes the official residence of the United Kingdoms Prime Minister when Robert Walpole moves in. ... October 1 is the 274th day of the year (275th in Leap years). ... Holy Roman Emperor Charles VI Charles VI (October 1, 1685 – October 20, 1740) was Holy Roman Emperor from 1711 to 1740 and the second son of Leopold I with his third wife, Eleonore-Magdalena of Pfalz-Neuburg. ... Events May 31 - Friedrich II comes to power in Prussia upon the death of his father, Friedrich Wilhelm I. October 20 - Maria Theresia of Austria inherits the Habsburg hereditary dominions (Austria, Bohemia, Hungary and present-day Belgium). ... October 26 is the 299th day of the year (300th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 66 days remaining. ... Domenico Scarlatti (October 26, 1685 – July 23, 1757) was an Italian composer of the Baroque era. ... 1757 was a common year starting on Saturday (see link for calendar). ... November 17 is also the name of a Marxist group in Greece. ... Pierre Gaultier de Varennes, sieur de La Vérendrye (November 17, 1685 – December 5, 1749) was a French Canadian military officer, fur trader and explorer. ... Events While in debtors prison, John Cleland writes Fanny Hill (Memoirs of a Woman of Pleasure). ... December 17 is the 351st day of the year (352nd in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Thomas Tickell (1686 - April 23, 1740) was an English poet and man of letters. ... Events May 31 - Friedrich II comes to power in Prussia upon the death of his father, Friedrich Wilhelm I. October 20 - Maria Theresia of Austria inherits the Habsburg hereditary dominions (Austria, Bohemia, Hungary and present-day Belgium). ...

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