Best known as the birthplace and home of Queen Victoria, this stately palace with extensive gardens has hosted many British monarchs since William and Mary bought it in 1689.
Construction of Kensington Palace
- 8 Mar 1702
King William III dies at Kensington Palace following a riding accident at Hampton Court.
A delegation of Cherokee Indians visit King George II and Queen Caroline at Kensington Palace.
- 24 May 1819
Birth of Victoria, future queen
- 20 Jun 1837
Victoria Becomes Queen
- 24 May 1899
The state apartments at Kensington Palace in London open to the public.
- 7 Sep 1997
Funeral procession of Princess Diana