Queen Elizabeth Has 2 Different Birthdays!

  • The British monarch was born Elizabeth Alexandra Mary of York on April 21, 1926.
  • However, each Commonwealth country traditionally celebrates her birthday on a designated day in May or June.
  • In the United Kingdom, for instance, it falls on the first, second or third Saturday in June.
  • Britain has officially marked its sovereign’s birthday since 1748, when the event was merged with the annual “Trooping the Colour” ceremony and parade.
  • Elizabeth spends her real birthday enjoying private festivities with her family.