On This Day

Historical Events in April 1689

Royal Coronation

Apr 11 King William III and Queen Mary II crowned as joint rulers of England, Scotland and Ireland

Declaration of War

Apr 15 French King Louis XIV declares war on Spain

  • Apr 20 The former King James II of England, now deposed, lays siege to Derry
  • Apr 21 William III & Mary Stuart proclaimed King & Queen of England