Historical Events For 1655
Friday, 17 November 2017
Jan 07 On this day in history innocentius X, [Giambattista Pamfili], pope (1644-55), dies at 80
Jan 14 In the year 1655 angelo Predieri, composer
Jan 22 Geleyn Evertsen, lt-admiral (Zealand) in the year 1655.
Feb 03 In the year 1655 francois Fagel, Dutch fieldmarshal, baptized
Feb 07 In the year 1655 jean-Francois Regnard, French comedy writer (Slave in Algeria)
Feb 16 In the year 1655 dutch Grand Pensionary advisor Johan de Witt marries Wendela Bicker
Mar 03 On this day in history montreal physician offers Canada's first medical insurance
Mar 25 In the year 1655 christiaan Huygens discovers Titan, (Saturn's largest satellite)
Mar 29 Valerius Andreas, Flemish historian, dies at 66 on this day in history.
Apr 04 Battle at Postage Farina, Tunis English fleet beats Barbarian pirates on this day in history.
Apr 04 In the year 1655 battle at Postage Farina, Tunis: English fleet beats Barbarian pirates
Apr 07 Fabio Chigi replaces Pope Innocent X as Alexander VII on this day in history.
Apr 08 Louis Willem I, Margrave (Baden-Baden) in the year 1655.
Apr 14 On this day in history johann Erasmus Kindermann, composer, dies at 39
Apr 26 In the year 1655 dutch West Indies Co denies Peter Stuyvesant's desire to exclude Jews from New Amsterdam
Apr 28 English admiral Blake beats Tunen pirate fleet on this day in history.
May 04 Bartolomeo di Francesco Cristofori, Italy, piano builder on this day in history.
May 10 In the year 1655 jamaica captured by English
May 13 Innocent XIII, [Michelangiolo dei Conti], Italy, 244th Pope (1721-24) in the year 1655.
Jun 13 Adriana Nooseman-van de Bergh is 1st actress in Amsterdam theater in the year 1655.
Jun 26 Jean Deutz, merchant/Amsterdam regent in the year 1655.
Jun 30 In the year 1655 jacob Boonen, South Netherlands clergyman/lawyer, dies at 81
Jul 27 Jews of New Amsterdam petition for a Jewish cemetery on this day in history.
Jul 28 In the year 1655 cyrano De Bergerac French soldier, author died
Jul 28 Cyrano de Bergerac, French dramatist/novelist, dies at 36 in Paris in the year 1655.
Jul 29 In the year 1655 biggest townhall in the world opens in Amsterdam
Jul 30 Dutch troops occupy Fort Assahudi Seram on this day in history.
Jul 30 Sigmund Theophil Staden, composer, dies at 47 in the year 1655.
Jul 31 Russo-Polish War (1654-1667): the Russian army enters the capital of the Grand Duchy of Lithuania, Vilnius, which it holds for six years on this day in history.
Aug 02 Alfonso de la Cueva, Spanish marquis of Bedmar/diplomat, dies at 83 on this day in history.
Aug 09 On this day in history lord Protector Cromwell divides England into 11 districts
Aug 10 On this day in history louis de Vadder, Flemish painter, dies at 50
Aug 13 Johann Christoph Denner, inventor (clarinet) in the year 1655.
Aug 28 New Amsterdam & Peter Stuyvesant bars Jews from military service on this day in history.