The Royals

Celebrating 60 Years: The Queen's Milestone Moments

As Britain's monarch celebrates her Diamond Jubilee this year, we take a look back at the highlights of her reign


The queen made history in October 1986 by becoming the first British ruler to visit China. The politically neutral monarch's historic week-long visit included a scenic visit to the Great Wall and an up close look at the recently excavated terracotta army.

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