On This Day

What Happened in March 1655

Historical Events

Scientific Discovery

Mar 25 Astronomer Christiaan Huygens discovers Saturn's largest moon, Titan

Famous Birthdays

  • Mar 17 Élisabeth Jacquet de La Guerre, French harpsichordist, organist, singer, and composer (Les pièces de clavessin; Céphale et Procris), born in, Paris (d. 1729)

Famous Deaths

  • Mar 29 Valerius Andreas, Flemish historian, dies at 66