On This Day

What Happened on May 25, 1659

Historical Events

  • Richard Cromwell resigns as Lord Protector of England, earning the nickname "Tumbledown Dick" as a result of his abrupt fall from power
1659 Highlights

About May 25, 1659

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 362 years, 8 months and 2 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Gemini