On This Day

What Happened on September 3, 1658

Day of the Week: Tuesday

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