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Queen Victoria
Queen Victoria was one of the most iconic monarchs in history. Her full name was Alexandria Victoria. She was born on the 24th May 1819 in Kensington Palace in London, England to Edward, Duke of Kent, and Princess Maria Louisa Victoria of Saxe-Coburg-Saalfald. She became Queen of England on June 20th 1837 at the age of 18 years. Queen Victoria succeeded her uncle King William IV who had...
Victoria Day
Victoria Day is celebrated on the Monday preceding May 25th every year. It is a federal holiday in Canada. This day was established to celebrate Queen Victoria’s birthday. In 1845, it was declared an actual holiday by the parliament of the Province of Canada. It became a legal holiday in 1901, when the Queen died. Queen Victoria...