On This Day

What Happened on February 6, 1685

Historical Events

  • Duke of York becomes King James II of England and VII of Scotland upon the death of his brother Charles II

Famous Deaths

Person of interestCharles II

Charles II, King of England, Scotland, and Ireland (1660-85), dies at 54

King of England Charles II
King of England
Charles II

1685 Highlights

About February 6, 1685

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 335 years, 9 months and 24 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Aquarius