Historical Events for Year 1655

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Mar 25th - Christiaan Huygens discovers Titan (Saturn's largest satellite)
Apr 4th - Battle at Postage Farina, Tunis: English fleet beats Barbary pirates
Apr 4th - The miraculous statue entitled the Infant of Prague is solemnly crowned by command of Cardinal Harrach.
Apr 7th - Fabio Chigi replaces Pope Innocent X as Alexander VII
Apr 26th - Dutch West Indies Co denies Peter Stuyvesant's desire to exclude Jews from New Amsterdam
Apr 28th - English General-at-Sea Robert Blake (he was never titled Admiral) beats North African pirate fleet
May 10th - Jamaica captured by English
Jun 13th - Adriana Nooseman-van de Bergh is 1st actress in Amsterdam theater
Jul 27th - Jews of New Amsterdam petition for a Jewish cemetery
Jul 27th - Netherlands & Brandenburg sign military treaty
Jul 29th - Biggest townhall in the world opens in Amsterdam
Jul 30th - Dutch troops occupy Fort Assahudi Seram
Jul 31st - Russo-Polish War (1654-1667): the Russian army enters the capital of the Grand Duchy of Lithuania, Vilnius, which it holds for six years.
English Military and Political Leader Oliver CromwellEnglish Military and Political Leader Oliver Cromwell Aug 9th - Lord Protector Oliver Cromwell divides England into 11 districts
Aug 28th - New Amsterdam & Peter Stuyvesant bars Jews from military service
Aug 29th - Warsaw falls without resistance to a small force under the command of Charles X Gustav of Sweden during The Deluge.
Sep 26th - Peter Stuyvesant recaptures Dutch Ft Casimir from Swedish in Delaware
Oct 9th - Swedish king Karel X Gustaaf occupies Krakow
Oct 15th - Jews of Lublin are massacred
Nov 3rd - England & France sign miltary & economic treaties
Nov 24th - English Lord Protector Oliver Cromwell bans Anglicans
Dec 4th - Middelburg Neth forbids building of synagogue

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