Queen Elizabeth Celebrates Diamond Jubilee Tour

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March 30, 2012

Britain's Queen Elizabeth II is on a tour of the United Kingdom to honor her achievement of 60 years on the throne.

Queen Elizabeth II came to the throne on February 6, 1952, and her coronation took place on June 2, 1952.

The Diamond Jubilee celebrations will occur over a long weekend from June 2 to 5, but The Queen and Prince Philip, as well as other members of the Royal Family, will be touring England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland to mark Her Majesty's Diamond Jubilee.