1685

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Millennium: 2nd millennium
Centuries: 16th century17th century18th century
Decades: 1650s  1660s  1670s  – 1680s –  1690s  1700s  1710s
Years: 1682 1683 168416851686 1687 1688
1685 in other calendars
Gregorian calendar 1685
MDCLXXXV
Ab urbe condita 2438
Armenian calendar 1134
ԹՎ ՌՃԼԴ
Assyrian calendar 6435
Bahá'í calendar -159–-158
Bengali calendar 1092
Berber calendar 2635
English Regnal year 36 Cha. 2 – 1 Ja. 2
Buddhist calendar 2229
Burmese calendar 1047
Byzantine calendar 7193–7194
Chinese calendar 甲子年十一月廿七日
(4321/4381-11-27)
— to —
乙丑年十二月初六日
(4322/4382-12-6)
Coptic calendar 1401–1402
Ethiopian calendar 1677–1678
Hebrew calendar 5445–5446
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat 1741–1742
 - Shaka Samvat 1607–1608
 - Kali Yuga 4786–4787
Holocene calendar 11685
Iranian calendar 1063–1064
Islamic calendar 1096–1097
Japanese calendar Jōkyō 2
(貞享2年)
Korean calendar 4018
Minguo calendar 227 before ROC
民前227年
Thai solar calendar 2228

Year 1685 was a common year that started on a Monday when using the Gregorian calendar.

Events[change | change source]

Undated[change | change source]

  • The Chinese army of the Qing Dynasty attacks a Russian post at Albazin, during the reigns of the Kangxi Emperor and the dual Russian rulers Ivan V of Russia and Peter I of Russia. The events lead to the Treaty of Nerchinsk.[2]
  • Adam Baldridge founds a pirate base in St Mary Island in the Madagascar.
  • On a trading expedition to the Mississippi, explorer Michel Mathieu Brunet dit Lestang discovers La Baie des Puants (present-day Green Bay, Wisc.).

Births[change | change source]

See also: :Category:1685 births

Deaths[change | change source]

  • January 2 – Harbottle Grimston, English politician (born 1603)
  • February 6 – King Charles II of England, Scotland and Ireland (born 1630)
  • February 11 – David Teniers III, Flemish painter (born 1638)
  • February 24 – Charles Howard, 1st Earl of Carlisle, English politician and military leader (born 1629)
  • March 22 – Emperor Go-Sai of Japan (born 1638)
  • May 26 – Karl II, Elector Palatine (born 1651)
  • July 15 – James Scott, 1st Duke of Monmouth, illegitimate son of Charles II of England (beheaded) (born 1649)
  • July 28 – Henry Bennet, 1st Earl of Arlington, English statesman (born 1618)
  • September 1 – Leoline Jenkins, Welsh lawyer and diplomat (born 1625)
  • October 12 – Christoph Ignaz Abele, Austrian jurist (born 1628)
  • October 30 – Michel le Tellier, French statesman (born 1603)
  • December 12 – John Pell, English mathematician (born 1610)
  • date unknown Nalan Xingde, Chinese poet who became a scholar and officer in the Imperial Bodyguard (born 1655)
See also: :Category:1685 deaths

References[change | change source]

  1. Texas Handbook
  2. Roberts, J: "History of the World.". Penguin, 1994.