Queen Elizabeth II has been Britain's monarch since 1952. Look at scenes from her life as a princess and queen.
Princess Elizabeth was born April 21, 1926. She was the first daughter of Prince Albert and his wife, Elizabeth, who later became King George VI and Queen Elizabeth.
Courtesy of NOAA/Institute for Exploration/University of Rhode Island
The last passenger pigeon dies, World War II begins, the Soviet Union shoots down a Korean airliner, and the wreck of the Titanic is discovered, all on this day.
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