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90 Glorious Years

1926

1926

Born on April 21st to The Duke and Duchess of York

1937

1937

Accession of Duke of York as King George VI at his Coronation on 12th May

1943

1943

Joins in the War effort

1947

1947

Marriage to Phillip Mountbatten at Westminster Abbey on 20th November

1948

1948

Birth of Prince Charles at Buckingham Palace

1953

1953

Coronation on 2nd June 1953

1957

1957

State visit to US, ticker tape welcome in New York

1966

1966

The Queen presents the World Cup at Wembley

1977

1977

Silver Jubilee celebrates 25th anniversary of The Queen’s Accession

1979

1979

The Queen enjoys a win at Royal Ascot with The Queen Mother and jockey Willie Carson

1989

1980

Soviet President Mikhail Gorbachev is greeted by The Queen at Windsor Castle

1995

1995

South African visit, meeting Nelson Mandela

2000

2000

Visit to Pope John Paul II, The Vatican

2002

2002

The Golden Jubilee – marking The Queen’s 50 years of Reign

2011

2011

Wedding of Prince William and Catherine Middleton

2012

2012

Diamond Jubilee Celebration recognises The Queen’s 60-year Reign

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