1655 in History
February 16 Dutch Grand Pensionary advisor Johan de Witt marries Wendela Bicker
March 25 Christiaan Huygens discovers Titan, (Saturn's largest satellite)
April 4 Battle at Postage Farina, Tunis: English fleet beats Barbarian pirates
April 7 Fabio Chigi replaces Pope Innocent X as Alexander VII
April 26 Dutch West Indies Co denies Peter Stuyvesant's desire to exclude Jews from New Amsterdam
April 28 English Admiral Blake beats Tunen pirate fleet
May 10 Jamaica captured by English
June 13 Adriana Nooseman-van de Bergh is 1st actress in Amsterdam theater
July 27 Jews of New Amsterdam petition for a Jewish cemetery
July 27 Netherlands and Brandenburg sign military treaty
July 29 Biggest townhall in the world opens in Amsterdam
July 30 Dutch troops occupy Fort Assahudi Seram
August 9 Lord Protector Cromwell divides England into 11 districts
August 28 New Amsterdam and Peter Stuyvesant bars Jews from military service
August 29 Swedish king Karel X Gustaaf occupies Warsaw
September 8 Swedish king Karel X Gustaaf occupies Warsaw
September 26 Peter Stuyvesant recaptures Dutch Ft. Casimir from Swedish in Delaware
October 9 Swedish king Karel X Gustaaf occupies Krakow
October 15 Jews of Lublin are massacred
October 19 Swedish King Karel X Gustaaf occupies Krakow
November 3 England and France sign miltary and economic treaties
November 24 English Lord Protector Cromwell bans Anglicans
December 4 Middelburg Netherlands forbids building of synagogue