Historical Events In 1655
Monday, 18 March 2019
Jan 07 Innocentius X, [Giambattista Pamfili], pope (1644-55), dies at 80 on this day in history.
Jan 14 In the year 1655 angelo Predieri, composer
Jan 22 In the year 1655 geleyn Evertsen, lt-admiral (Zealand)
Feb 03 Francois Fagel, Dutch fieldmarshal, baptized on this day in history.
Feb 07 In the year 1655 jean-Francois Regnard, French comedy writer (Slave in Algeria)
Feb 16 Dutch Grand Pensionary advisor Johan de Witt marries Wendela Bicker in the year 1655.
Mar 03 Montreal physician offers Canada's first medical insurance in the year 1655.
Mar 25 Christiaan Huygens discovers Titan, (Saturn's largest satellite) in the year 1655.
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 Battle at Postage Farina, Tunis: English fleet beats Barbarian pirates on this day in history.
Apr 07 In the year 1655 fabio Chigi replaces Pope Innocent X as Alexander VII
Apr 08 Louis Willem I, Margrave (Baden-Baden) in the year 1655.
Apr 14 Johann Erasmus Kindermann, composer, dies at 39 on this day in history.
Apr 26 On this day in history dutch West Indies Co denies Peter Stuyvesant's desire to exclude Jews from New Amsterdam
Apr 28 In the year 1655 english admiral Blake beats Tunen pirate fleet
May 04 In the year 1655 bartolomeo di Francesco Cristofori, Italy, piano builder
May 10 In the year 1655 jamaica captured by English
May 13 On this day in history innocent XIII, [Michelangiolo dei Conti], Italy, 244th Pope (1721-24)
Jun 13 Adriana Nooseman-van de Bergh is 1st actress in Amsterdam theater in the year 1655.
Jun 26 On this day in history jean Deutz, merchant/Amsterdam regent
Jun 30 In the year 1655 jacob Boonen, South Netherlands clergyman/lawyer, dies at 81
Jul 27 On this day in history jews of New Amsterdam petition for a Jewish cemetery
Jul 28 Cyrano De Bergerac French soldier, author died on this day in history.
Jul 28 On this day in history cyrano de Bergerac, French dramatist/novelist, dies at 36 in Paris
Jul 29 On this day in history biggest townhall in the world opens in Amsterdam
Jul 30 In the year 1655 dutch troops occupy Fort Assahudi Seram
Jul 30 On this day in history sigmund Theophil Staden, composer, dies at 47
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 in the year 1655.
Aug 09 On this day in history lord Protector Cromwell divides England into 11 districts
Aug 10 Louis de Vadder, Flemish painter, dies at 50 in the year 1655.
Aug 13 In the year 1655 johann Christoph Denner, inventor (clarinet)
Aug 28 On this day in history new Amsterdam & Peter Stuyvesant bars Jews from military service