Artillery gun salutes in London’s Hyde Park and at the Tower of London
will mark the occasion although the queen, who normally spends her
birthday privately, has no formal engagements planned herself.
Elizabeth was born on April 21, 1926 in Bruton Street in central London
when Calvin Coolidge was U.S. President and Joseph Stalin had just taken
control in the Soviet Union and became queen in 1952 at 25.