What Happened on September 3, 1658

Historical Events

Succession of Richard Cromwell

Richard Cromwell ("Tumbledown Dick") succeeds his father as Lord Protector of the Commonwealth

Famous Deaths

Oliver Cromwell (1599-1658)

English general and puritan Lord Protector of England (1653-58), dies at 59

1658 Highlights

About September 3, 1658

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 365 years and 19 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Virgo