On This Day

What Happened in March 1655

Historical Events

  • Mar 25 Christiaan Huygens discovers Titan (Saturn's largest satellite)

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