Historical Events In 1655
Monday, 11 December 2023
Jan 07 In the year 1655 innocentius X, [Giambattista Pamfili], pope (1644-55), dies at 80
Jan 14 On this day in history angelo Predieri, composer
Jan 22 In the year 1655 geleyn Evertsen, lt-admiral (Zealand)
Feb 03 Francois Fagel, Dutch fieldmarshal, baptized in the year 1655.
Feb 07 Jean-Francois Regnard, French comedy writer (Slave in Algeria) in the year 1655.
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 On this day in history valerius Andreas, Flemish historian, dies at 66
Apr 04 In the year 1655 battle at Postage Farina, Tunis English fleet beats Barbarian pirates
Apr 04 On this day in history 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 In the year 1655 louis Willem I, Margrave (Baden-Baden)
Apr 14 In the year 1655 johann Erasmus Kindermann, composer, dies at 39
Apr 26 Dutch West Indies Co denies Peter Stuyvesant's desire to exclude Jews from New Amsterdam in the year 1655.
Apr 28 In the year 1655 english admiral Blake beats Tunen pirate fleet
May 04 Bartolomeo di Francesco Cristofori, Italy, piano builder on this day in history.
May 10 Jamaica captured by English on this day in history.
May 13 Innocent XIII, [Michelangiolo dei Conti], Italy, 244th Pope (1721-24) on this day in history.
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 Cyrano De Bergerac French soldier, author died on this day in history.
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 in the year 1655.
Aug 02 On this day in history alfonso de la Cueva, Spanish marquis of Bedmar/diplomat, dies at 83
Aug 09 In the year 1655 lord Protector Cromwell divides England into 11 districts
Aug 10 Louis de Vadder, Flemish painter, dies at 50 on this day in history.
Aug 13 Johann Christoph Denner, inventor (clarinet) on this day in history.
Aug 28 New Amsterdam & Peter Stuyvesant bars Jews from military service on this day in history.