Historical Events In 1655
Friday, 18 October 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 On this day in history francois Fagel, Dutch fieldmarshal, baptized
Feb 07 On this day in history 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 In the year 1655 montreal physician offers Canada's first medical insurance
Mar 25 On this day in history christiaan Huygens discovers Titan, (Saturn's largest satellite)
Mar 29 In the year 1655 valerius Andreas, Flemish historian, dies at 66
Apr 04 Battle at Postage Farina, Tunis English fleet beats Barbarian pirates in the year 1655.
Apr 04 Battle at Postage Farina, Tunis: English fleet beats Barbarian pirates in the year 1655.
Apr 07 Fabio Chigi replaces Pope Innocent X as Alexander VII on this day in history.
Apr 08 In the year 1655 louis Willem I, Margrave (Baden-Baden)
Apr 14 Johann Erasmus Kindermann, composer, dies at 39 on this day in history.
Apr 26 Dutch West Indies Co denies Peter Stuyvesant's desire to exclude Jews from New Amsterdam in the year 1655.
Apr 28 English admiral Blake beats Tunen pirate fleet in the year 1655.
May 04 In the year 1655 bartolomeo di Francesco Cristofori, Italy, piano builder
May 10 On this day in history jamaica captured by English
May 13 On this day in history innocent XIII, [Michelangiolo dei Conti], Italy, 244th Pope (1721-24)
Jun 13 In the year 1655 adriana Nooseman-van de Bergh is 1st actress in Amsterdam theater
Jun 26 Jean Deutz, merchant/Amsterdam regent on this day in history.
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 in the year 1655.
Jul 28 On this day in history 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 Biggest townhall in the world opens in Amsterdam on this day in history.
Jul 30 Dutch troops occupy Fort Assahudi Seram in the year 1655.
Jul 30 Sigmund Theophil Staden, composer, dies at 47 on this day in history.
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 Lord Protector Cromwell divides England into 11 districts in the year 1655.
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 In the year 1655 new Amsterdam & Peter Stuyvesant bars Jews from military service