On This Day

What Happened in September 1651

Historical Events

Battle of Interest

Sep 3 Battle of Worcester: Oliver Cromwell's New Model army destroys English royalist force of mainly Scots in last battle of English Civil War

Historic Event

Sep 6 King Charles II of England spends a day hiding in an oak tree during his escape after losing the Battle of Worcester


Famous Birthdays

  • Sep 1 Nataliya Kyrillovna Naryshkina, Tsaritsa of Russia (d. 1694)
  • Sep 16 Engelbert Kaempfer, German physician and traveler, born in Lemgo, Lippe, Germany (d. 1716)

Famous Deaths

  • Sep 27 Maximilian I, Elector of Bavaria, dies at 78