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Victoria, Queen of the United Kingdom
AD-Tome I-pg. 506
AD-Tome III-pg. 169
Victoria, Queen of the United Kingdom
* Greater London, London, Kensington Palace 24.05.1819 + Osborne, Isle of Wright 22.01.1901
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  • 20.06.1837
    Queen Victoria succeeds to the British throne.
  • 13.07.1837
    Queen Victoria of the United Kingdom moves into the first Buckingham Palace in London and is the first British monarch to live there.
  • 28.06.1838
    The coronation of Victoria of the United Kingdom.
  • 10.02.1840
    Queen Victoria of the United Kingdom marries Prince Albert of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha.
  • 01.05.1851
    The Great Exhibition is opened in London by Queen Victoria.
  • 29.01.1856
    Queen Victoria institutes the Victoria Cross.
  • 31.12.1857
    Queen Victoria chooses Ottawa, Ontario, as the capital of Canada.
  • 25.01.1858
    The Wedding March by Felix Mendelssohn becomes a popular wedding recessional after it is played on this day at the marriage of Queen Victoria's daughter, Victoria, and Friedrich of Prussia.
  • 16.08.1858
    U.S. President James Buchanan inaugurates the new transatlantic telegraph cable by exchanging greetings with Queen Victoria of the United Kingdom. However, a weak signal will force a shutdown of the service in a few weeks.
  • 13.05.1861
    American Civil War: Queen Victoria of Britain issues a "proclamation of neutrality" which recognizes the breakaway states as having belligerent rights.
  • 29.03.1867
    Queen Victoria gives Royal Assent to the British North America Act which establishes the Dominion of Canada on July 1.
  • 29.03.1871
    The Royal Albert Hall is opened by Queen Victoria.
  • 01.01.1887
    Queen Victoria was proclaimed empress of India in Delhi.
  • 01.01.1887
    Queen Victoria was proclaimed empress of India in Delhi.
  • 21.06.1887
    Queen Victoria's golden jubilee.
  • 21.05.1894
    The Manchester Ship Canal in England is officially opened by Queen Victoria, who knights its designer Sir Edward Leader Williams.
  • 22.09.1896
    Queen Victoria surpassed her grandfather King George III as the longest reigning monarch in British history.
  • 18.04.1899
    St. Andrew's Ambulance Association is granted a Royal Charter by Queen Victoria.
  • 09.07.1900
    Queen Victoria gives royal assent to an act creating the Commonwealth of Australia thus uniting separate colonies on the continent under one federal government.
  • 22.01.1901
    Edward VII becomes King after his mother, Queen Victoria of the United Kingdom, dies.
  • 22.01.1901
    Edward VII becomes King after his mother, Queen Victoria of the United Kingdom, dies.
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