The British queen was born on May 24, 1819. She earned many titles and nicknames during her lifetime. She was very young when she was crowned as a Queen. During her reign, many people tried to kill her but luckily she survived. In fact, she was a reigning monarch (Queen) for 63 years, seven months and two days. Victoria Day was declared a Canadian holiday by the government in 1845. At that time, it was celebrated with picnics, parades, sporting tournaments, fireworks and cannon salutes. When Queen Victoria died in 1901, Canada’s parliament officially named the holiday Victoria Day. It was decided that the day would be celebrated on the penultimate (second last) Monday in May. In 2020, that's May 18th.
How old was she when she died?
If she was alive today, how old would she be?
Using information about Queen Victoria, create a timeline for her life.
Longest Reigning Monarch
For many Years, Queen Victoria was the longest monarch (royal) to reign or rule Britain... but in 2015, our current Queen, Queen Elizabeth II surpassed her ...