June 02

This Day in History

1999

Broadcast Reaches World’s Last TV-Free Nation

On this day in 1999, some sixty years after the first regular television broadcasts began in the UK, and more than seventy years after the first experimental broadcasts in the USA, the Bhutan … (more...)

1953

Coronation of Queen Elizabeth II

On this day, Elizabeth II is crowned queen of England in a ceremony that dates back over a millennium. Princess Elizabeth was 25 when she inherited the British throne upon the death of her father, … (more...)

1953

The Queen’s Coronation In Colour – History of the succession to the British throne

A Media-eval Spectacular The Coronation of Queen Elizabeth II, on 2 June 1953 at Westminster Abbey was one of the great spectacles of the 20th Century, and also one of the most publicised, being the … (more...)