On This Day

What Happened in September 1650

Historical Events

Victory in Battle

Sep 3 Battle of Dunbar; Oliver Cromwell's English New Model Army defeats Scottish force in surprise attack

  • Sep 29 2nd Fronde, the Fronde of the Princes uprising ends in France
  • Sep 29 Henry Robinson opens 1st marriage bureau (England)

Famous Birthdays

  • Sep 23 Jeremy Collier, English bishop (d. 1726)

Famous Deaths

  • Sep 13 Ferdinand, of Bayern, prince-bishop of Luik/archbishop, dies at 72