Today the queen became Britain's longest reigning monarch, surpassing Queen Victoria. The Monitor was there when she was coronated amid much pomp and circumstance in June 1953.
Westminster Abbey, England — Queen Elizabeth II today set the record for Britain's longest ruling monarch, surpassing her great-great-grandmother Queen Victoria's 63 years, 7 months, and 2 days. Elizabeth has been England's monarch since the death of her father, George VI, on Feb. 6, 1952, but she w...
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