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

Charles II

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

1685 Highlights

About February 6, 1685

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 336 years, 9 months and 23 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Aquarius