1926 - Elizabeth was born at 17 Bruton Street, in Mayfair, London, on 21st of April.
1936 - She became Heiress Presumptive and was thenceforth known as Her Royal Highness The Princess Elizabeth.
1945 - Elizabeth convinced her father that she should be allowed to contribute directly to the war effort.
1947 - She married The Duke of Edinburgh (born Prince Philip of Greece and Denmark) on 20th of November.
- Elizabeth made her first official overseas visit when she accompanied her parents to South Africa.
1948 - She gave birth 14 November to her first child Prince Charles of Edinburgh.
1952 - She beame the Queen of England.
1952 - Elizabeth and Philip set out for a tour of Australia and New Zealand.
1953-1954 - She and Philip made a six-month around-the-world tour, becoming the first British monarch to circumnavigate the globe.
2005 - Elizabeth was forced to cancel several engagements after contracting what the Palace described as a bad cold.
2006 - She suffered a burst blood vessel in her right eye, causing her entire eye to appear deep red in colour.
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