1655

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This article is about the year 1655.
Millennium: 2nd millennium
Centuries: 16th century17th century18th century
Decades: 1620s  1630s  1640s  – 1650s –  1660s  1670s  1680s
Years: 1652 1653 165416551656 1657 1658
1655 by topic:
Arts and Science
Architecture - Art - Literature - Music - Science
Lists of leaders
Colonial governors - State leaders
Birth and death categories
Births - Deaths
Establishments and disestablishments categories
Establishments - Disestablishments
Works category
Works
1655 in other calendars
Gregorian calendar 1655
MDCLV
Ab urbe condita 2408
Armenian calendar 1104
ԹՎ ՌՃԴ
Assyrian calendar 6405
Bengali calendar 1062
Berber calendar 2605
English Regnal year Cha. 2 – 7 Cha. 2
(Interregnum)
Buddhist calendar 2199
Burmese calendar 1017
Byzantine calendar 7163–7164
Chinese calendar 甲午(Wood Horse)
4351 or 4291
    — to —
乙未年 (Wood Goat)
4352 or 4292
Coptic calendar 1371–1372
Discordian calendar 2821
Ethiopian calendar 1647–1648
Hebrew calendar 5415–5416
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat 1711–1712
 - Shaka Samvat 1577–1578
 - Kali Yuga 4756–4757
Holocene calendar 11655
Igbo calendar 655–656
Iranian calendar 1033–1034
Islamic calendar 1065–1066
Japanese calendar Jōō 4 / Meireki 1
(明暦元年)
Julian calendar Gregorian minus 10 days
Korean calendar 3988
Minguo calendar 257 before ROC
民前257年
Thai solar calendar 2197–2198
March 25: Titan discovered (image false color).

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

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Date unknown[edit]

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

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