On This Day

September 1658 in History

Events in History

  • Sep 3 Richard Cromwell ("Tumbledown Dick") succeeds his father as Lord Protector of the Commonwealth

Deaths in History


Person of interestOliver Cromwell

Sep 3 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
  • Sep 22 Georg Philipp Harsdörffer, German poet and translator, dies at 50