1900 - Lady Elizabeth Bowes-Lyon was born 4th of August in london.
1921 - Prince Albert, or "Bertie" to the family, proposed to Elizabeth.
1923 - Elizabeth agreed to marry Bertie, despite her misgivings about royal life.
- They married on 26 April, at Westminster Abbey.
1926 - Elizabeth born her first child, Elizabeth, who would later become Queen Elizabeth II.
1938-1939 - Elizabeth and her husband became the first reigning King and Queen to visit Canada and the United States.
1952 - King George VI died of lung cancer. Shortly afterward, Elizabeth began to be styled "Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth, The Queen Mother".
2002 - On 13 February 2002, at Sandringham House, the Queen Mother fell and cut her arm.
- Queen Mother died 30th of March in her sleep at the Royal Lodge, Windsor.
Eponym of ships Queen Elizabeth and Queen Elizabeth 2.
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