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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 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
1655 in other calendars
Gregorian calendar 1655
Ab urbe condita 2408
Armenian calendar 1104
Assyrian calendar 6405
Bengali calendar 1062
Berber calendar 2605
English Regnal year Cha. 2 – 7 Cha. 2
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
Julian calendar Gregorian minus 10 days
Korean calendar 3988
Minguo calendar 257 before ROC
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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  • 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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