Slumber party, 1924
The Downton Abbey cast at the Opening Ceremonies in London, July 27th
These dorks are adorably bad at group photos.
July 9, 1947: Then-Princess Elizabeth and Philip Mountbatten, Duke of Edinburgh, Engaged
On this day in 1947, the engagement of Princess Elizabeth (now Queen Elizabeth II) and Philip Mountbatten was officially announced. She was reported to have fallen in love with Philip on their third meeting in July 1939 when she was 13 years old, and they began to exchange letters. They married on November 20, 1947 at Westminster Abbey.
Photo: Queen Elizabeth and Prince Philip posing with President Kennedy and First Lady Jacqueline Kennedy, 1961.
April 22, 1939: “We are amused,” King George and Queen Elizabeth, with the Princess Elizabeth, intently watch the show from the royal box at a special actors’ fund matinee at the Coliseum in London. Under a text that read “Headliners,” this photo sat next to one of Eleanor Roosevelt at the White House Easter Monday party. Photo: The New York Times