April 11, 1689

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! in 1689 William III and Mary II were crowned as joint sovereigns of Britain. It was expected that their first born would be named either Wary VI or Milliam VI, but since none of their children survived the birthing process, the mathematical naming method was quietly discouraged.

About Joel Byers

Born in North Georgia and educated at some very fine public institutions. Real education started after graduating from college and then getting married and raising two boys. Has the ability to see the funny and absurd in most things and will always remark on it, even if it means getting the stink-eye from his victims.
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