1926 Princess Elizabeth born in London. 1936 Elizabeth's father became King. 1937 Became a Girl Guide when she was 11. 1942 First public engagement. Inspected Grenadier Guards on her 16th birthday. 1947 First official overseas visit to South Africa. 1947 Married in Westminster Abbey on 20 November. 1948 Prince Charles was born. 1950 Princess Anne was born. 1952 Elizabeth becomes the Queen when her father dies of cancer. 1960 Prince Andrew was born. 1964 Prince Edward was born. 1977 Silver Jubilee was celebrated. 1981 Prince Charles marries Lady Diana Spencer. 1982 Prince Andrew came back safely from the Falklands war. 1982 Prince William was born. 1992 Windsor Castle fire. 2002 The Queen's younger sister Princess Margaret died. 2012 Diamond Jubilee
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