• Queen Elizabeth II is the Queen of England
  • Her birthday is April 21st
  • Find out why she celebrates her birthday twice 

The official celebrations that commemorate the birthday of a king or queen in the United Kingdom generally do not coincide with the day of their birth. This is due to a very curious factor: the weather. This tradition was born more than 250 years ago, with King George II in 1748. It turns out that every year, on the second Saturday in June, a ceremony, known as Trooping the Colour or the “march of the flags”, is held at Buckingham Palace.

It refers to the colours of the British flag...

Why Does Queen Elizabeth Have Two Birthdays?

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Why Does Queen Elizabeth Have Two Birthdays?

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