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Millennium: 2nd millennium
Centuries: 16th century17th century18th century
Decades: 1620s  1630s  1640s  – 1650s –  1660s  1670s  1680s
Years: 1652 1653 165416551656 1657 1658
1655 in topic:
Subjects:     ArchaeologyArchitecture
Leaders:   State leadersColonial governors
Category: EstablishmentsDisestablishments

Year 1655 (MDCLV) was a common year starting on Friday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Monday of the 10-day slower Julian calendar).


Events of 1655

March 25 : Titan discovered (image false color).




  • The Bibliotheca Thysiana is erected, the only surviving 17th century example in the Netherlands of a building designed as a library.


1655 in other calendars
Gregorian calendar 1655
Ab urbe condita 2408
Armenian calendar 1104
Bahá'í calendar -189 – -188
Bengali calendar 1062
Berber calendar 2605
Buddhist calendar 2199
Burmese calendar 1017
Byzantine calendar 7163 – 7164
Chinese calendar 甲午年十一月廿四日
— to —
Coptic calendar 1371 – 1372
Ethiopian calendar 1647 – 1648
Hebrew calendar 5415 – 5416
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat 1710 – 1711
 - Shaka Samvat 1577 – 1578
 - Kali Yuga 4756 – 4757
Holocene calendar 11655
Iranian calendar 1033 – 1034
Islamic calendar 1065 – 1066
Japanese calendar Jōō 4Meireki 1
Korean calendar 3988
Thai solar calendar 2198



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Millennium: 2nd millennium
Centuries: 16th century - 17th century - 18th century
Decades: 1620s  1630s  1640s  - 1650s -  1660s  1670s  1680s
Years: 1652 1653 1654 - 1655 - 1656 1657 1658


  • March 25 - Saturn's largest moon, Titan, is discovered by Christian Huygens.
  • April 7 - Fabio Chigi becomes Pope Alexander VII
  • April - Admiral Robert Blake severely damages the arsenal of the Bey of Tunis.
  • May 7 Pope Alexander VII is chosen to be pope.
  • May 10 - English troops land on Jamaica
  • August 9 - Oliver Cromwell divides England into districts under major-generals
  • New Sweden (Delaware) attacked and captured by Dutch forces.
  • The Bibliotheca Thysiana is erected, the only surviving 17th century example in the Netherlands of a building that was designed as a library.
  • Emperor Go-Sai ascends to the throne of Japan



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