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What Happened on February 23, 1685

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Person of interestGeorge Frideric Handel

George Frideric Handel, German-British baroque composer and organist (Messiah, Water Music), born in Halle, Duchy of Magdeburg, Germany (d. 1759)


1685 Highlights

About February 23, 1685

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 335 years, 3 months and 5 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Pisces