On This Day

What Happened in September 1651

Historical Events


BattleBattle of Interest

Sep 3 Battle of Worcester: Oliver Cromwell destroys English royalists

English Military and Political Leader Oliver Cromwell
English Military and Political Leader
Oliver Cromwell

Event of interestEvent of Interest

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

King of England Charles II
King of England
Charles II

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