Victoria Day is a Canadian statutory holiday held the Monday preceding May 25 each year to commemorate Queen Victoria's birthday
On February 6, 1952, Queen Elizabeth II became the Queen of England the Commonwealth. In 2015, she became the longest-lived British monarch surpassing Queen Victoria, her great-great-grandmother.
From 1558 until her death in 1603, Queen Elizabeth I reigned over England and Ireland. She was famous for her virginity and being Anne Boleyn's daughter.
On May 5, 2017, it was announced that Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, would retire from royal duties later in the year. At 95-years old, he is the longest running royal consort.
Queen Victoria reigned for 62 years and was a national icon, as well as having 9 children who married into royal families across Europe.
Premiered on Aug 28, 2016, Victoria stars Jenna Coleman as the young Queen Victoria with the first season consisting of 8 episodes.