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Born on Sunday August 26, 1685
Died on Sunday August 26, 1685



Born on August 26

Died on August 26

Names that were popular for boys in 1685
  1. Jan
  2. Cornelis
  3. Pieter
  4. Joannes
  5. Jacob
  6. Hendrik
  7. Willem
  8. Johannes
  9. Jean
  10. Gerrit
  11. Petrus
  12. Pierre
  13. Jacobus
  14. Johann
  15. Dirk
  16. John
Names that were popular for girls in 1685
  1. Maria
  2. Anna
  3. Marie
  4. Catharina
  5. Cornelia
  6. Elisabeth
  7. Neeltje
  8. Joanna
  9. Johanna
  10. Jeanne
  11. Grietje
  12. Trijntje
  13. Anne
  14. Aaltje
  15. Jannetje
  16. Adriana

Source: Wikipedia Historical context 1685
  • Stadhouder Prins Willem III (Huis van Oranje) was from 1672 till 1702 sovereign of the Netherlands (also known as Republiek der Zeven Verenigde Nederlanden)
  • February 6 » James II of England and VII of Scotland is proclaimed King upon the death of his brother Charles II.
  • February 20 » René-Robert Cavelier establishes Fort St. Louis at Matagorda Bay thus forming the basis for France's claim to Texas.
  • May 7 » Battle of Vrtijeljka between rebels and Ottoman forces.
  • June 20 » Monmouth Rebellion: James Scott, 1st Duke of Monmouth declares himself King of England at Bridgwater.
  • July 6 » Battle of Sedgemoor: Last battle of the Monmouth Rebellion. troops of King James II defeat troops of James Scott, 1st Duke of Monmouth.