Historical Events In 1655
Wednesday, 08 July 2020
Jan 07 In the year 1655 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 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 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 On this day in history christiaan Huygens discovers Titan, (Saturn's largest satellite)
Mar 29 Valerius Andreas, Flemish historian, dies at 66 in the year 1655.
Apr 04 On this day in history battle at Postage Farina, Tunis English fleet beats Barbarian pirates
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 in the year 1655.
Apr 08 On this day in history louis Willem I, Margrave (Baden-Baden)
Apr 14 On this day in history johann Erasmus Kindermann, composer, dies at 39
Apr 26 Dutch West Indies Co denies Peter Stuyvesant's desire to exclude Jews from New Amsterdam on this day in history.
Apr 28 On this day in history english admiral Blake beats Tunen pirate fleet
May 04 In the year 1655 bartolomeo di Francesco Cristofori, Italy, piano builder
May 10 Jamaica captured by English on this day in history.
May 13 In the year 1655 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 In the year 1655 jean Deutz, merchant/Amsterdam regent
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 In the year 1655 cyrano de Bergerac, French dramatist/novelist, dies at 36 in Paris
Jul 29 Biggest townhall in the world opens in Amsterdam in the year 1655.
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 In the year 1655 russo-Polish War (1654-1667): the Russian army enters the capital of the Grand Duchy of Lithuania, Vilnius, which it holds for six years.
Aug 02 In the year 1655 alfonso de la Cueva, Spanish marquis of Bedmar/diplomat, dies at 83
Aug 09 Lord Protector Cromwell divides England into 11 districts in the year 1655.
Aug 10 Louis de Vadder, Flemish painter, dies at 50 on this day in history.
Aug 13 Johann Christoph Denner, inventor (clarinet) in the year 1655.
Aug 28 On this day in history new Amsterdam & Peter Stuyvesant bars Jews from military service