1655 events in history

Mar 8 John Casor becomes the first legally-recognized slave in England's North American colonies where a crime was not committed
Mar 25 Saturn's largest moon, Titan, is discovered by Christiaan Huygens
Apr 23 The Siege of Santo Domingo begins during the Anglo-Spanish War, and fails seven days later
May 10 England, with troops under the command of Admiral William Penn and General Robert Venables, annexes Jamaica from Spain
May 19 The Invasion of Jamaica begins during the Anglo-Spanish War
Jul 31 Russo-Polish War (1654–67): the Russian army enters the capital of the Grand Duchy of Lithuania, Vilnius, which it holds for six years
Aug 23 Battle of Sobota: The Swedish Empire led by Charles X Gustav defeats the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth
Sep 8 Warsaw falls without resistance to a small force under the command of Charles X Gustav of Sweden during The Deluge, making it the first time the city is captured by a foreign army
Dec 18 The Whitehall Conference ends with the determination that there was no law preventing Jews from re-entering England after the Edict of Expulsion of 1290
Dec 27 Second Northern War/the Deluge: Monks at the Jasna Góra Monastery in Częstochowa are successful in fending off a month-long siege