Thu 6 Feb 2014

United Kingdom: Queen Elizabeth II Accession Day

The Accession Day of Elizabeth II took place on February 6, 1952 and is observed in Commonwealth realms by the flying of specific flags and various official functions.

In London a Royal Salute is fired by the guns of the King's Troop in Hyde Park and the Tower of London. Salutes are also fired at Woolwich, Colchester, Edinburgh, Stirling, Cardiff, Belfast, York, Plymouth, and Dover.

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