Friday marks the anniversary of Queen Elizabeth II taking the throne. After King George VI passed away, she became queen on Feb. 6, 1952. Over the past six decades, Queen Elizabeth has witnessed much change across the world and within her own family, while always remaining a constant herself. To mark her anniversary, take a look at some little-known facts that will help you get to know Queen Elizabeth II, then check out our guide to the queen's many faces!
12 Things You Might Not Know About Queen Elizabeth II