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Old 02-08-2008, 09:07 AM
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On This Day: British Royal Family

Today is the anniversary of the Queen's proclamation as Queen and I thought that it would be nice to start an On this Day thread for the family where TRF members could mark important dates in the British Royal Family as their anniversaries appear.
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Old 02-08-2008, 09:07 AM
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Feb. 8, 1952 - A New Queen is proclaimed

So I'll start with today's important event:


On Feb 8, 1952 exactly 56 years ago from today, a new queen was proclaimed.

The BBC has a really nice write up of the Queen's ascension here:

BBC ON THIS DAY | 8 | 1952: New Queen proclaimed for UK

The Queen opened her speech,

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"By the sudden death of my dear father I am called to assume the duties and responsibilities of sovereignty."
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Old 02-24-2008, 12:09 AM
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Feb. 24, 1981 - The Prince of Wales and Lady Diana Spencer announce their engagement

On Feb. 24, 1981 the Prince of Wales and Lady Diana Spencer announced that they were to wed.

Here is the BBC write up of the event and a videoclip of the engagement couple.

BBC ON THIS DAY | 24 | 1981: Prince Charles and Lady Di to marry
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Old 02-24-2008, 04:12 AM
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On Feb. 24, 1981 the Prince of Wales and Lady Diana Spencer announced that they were to wed.

Here is the BBC write up of the event and a videoclip of the engagement couple.

BBC ON THIS DAY | 24 | 1981: Prince Charles and Lady Di to marry
wow, I have not seen that interview for a really long time, it is so weird to watch something like that knowing what was going through her head, and what was to happen. Watching It again I can see how Diana became so popular so fast, what a sweet girl standing there giggling:)
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In 1958, Prince Charles, age 9, was made the Prince of Wales by his mother, Queen Elizabeth II.
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On November 4, 1677 Prince William of Orange (King William III) and Princess Mary (Queen Mary II) were married in London, England.
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they married on his birthday, and what would have been his mothers birthday had she not died years before

It is also the anniversary of when Catherine of Aragon first met prince Arthur
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