Historical Events in 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.

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Aug 9th Lord Protector Oliver Cromwell divides England into 11 districts

English Military and Political Leader Oliver Cromwell
English Military and Political Leader
Oliver Cromwell
  • 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