On This Day

September 1655 in History

Events in History

  • Sep 26 Peter Stuyvesant recaptures Dutch Ft Casimir from Swedish in Delaware

Birthdays in History

  • Sep 19 Jan Luyts, Dutch physicist and mathematician, born in Hoorn, Netherlands (d. 1721)

Deaths in History

  • Sep 3 Johan Wolfert van Brederode, Dutch governor (Hertogenbosch) and field marshal, dies at 56
  • Sep 7 Tristan l'Hermite, French dramatist/poet, dies (birth date unknown)