On This Day

May 1685 in History

Deaths in History

  • May 2 Adriaen van Ostade, Dutch painter, buried
  • May 15 Henri Otto, Spanish marquis of Caretto/Savona/Grana, dies
  • May 26 Charles II, Elector Palatine (b. 1651)
  • May 28 Pieter de la Court, economist/historian, dies at about 67