On This Day

What Happened on September 3, 1658

Historical Events

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

Famous Deaths


Person of interestOliver Cromwell

Oliver Cromwell, English general (1653-58)/Lord Protector, dies at 59

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

1658 Highlights

About September 3, 1658

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 362 years, 1 month and 23 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Virgo