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  • Park House, Sandringham, Norfolk, United Kingdom
    Saturday Jul 01, 1961

    Birth

    Park House, Sandringham, Norfolk, United Kingdom
    Saturday Jul 01, 1961

    Diana Frances Spencer was born on 1 July 1961, in Park House, Sandringham, Norfolk.




  • Sandringham, England, United Kingdom
    Wednesday Aug 30, 1961

    Baptised

    Sandringham, England, United Kingdom
    Wednesday Aug 30, 1961

    On 30 August 1961, Diana was baptised at St. Mary Magdalene Church, Sandringham.




  • United Kingdom
    Wednesday Nov 16, 1977

    First met Charles

    United Kingdom
    Wednesday Nov 16, 1977

    Lady Diana first met Charles, Prince of Wales, the Queen's eldest son and heir apparent, when she was 16 in November 1977.




  • United Kingdom
    Friday Feb 06, 1981

    Proposed

    United Kingdom
    Friday Feb 06, 1981

    The Prince proposed on 6 February 1981, and Lady Diana accepted, but their engagement was kept secret for the next few weeks.




  • London, England, United Kingdom
    Tuesday Feb 24, 1981

    Engagement

    London, England, United Kingdom
    Tuesday Feb 24, 1981

    Their engagement became official on 24 February 1981.




  • London, England, United Kingdom
    Wednesday Jul 29, 1981

    "Fairytale Wedding"

    London, England, United Kingdom
    Wednesday Jul 29, 1981

    Twenty-year-old Diana became Princess of Wales when she married the Prince of Wales on 29 July 1981 at St Paul's Cathedral, which offered more seating than Westminster Abbey, a church that was generally used for royal nuptials. The couple had residences at Kensington Palace and Highgrove House, near Tetbury.




  • London, England, United Kingdom
    Monday Jun 21, 1982

    First Baby

    London, England, United Kingdom
    Monday Jun 21, 1982

    On 21 June 1982, the Princess gave birth to the couple's first son, Prince William.


  • London, England, United Kingdom
    Saturday Sep 15, 1984

    Second Baby

    London, England, United Kingdom
    Saturday Sep 15, 1984

    A second son, Prince Harry, was born on 15 September 1984.


  • United Kingdom
    Wednesday Aug 28, 1996

    Divorce

    United Kingdom
    Wednesday Aug 28, 1996

    The divorce was finalised on 28 August 1996.


  • Paris, France
    Sunday Aug 31, 1997

    Death

    Paris, France
    Sunday Aug 31, 1997

    On 31 August 1997, Diana died in a car crash in the Pont de l'Alma tunnel in Paris while the driver was fleeing the paparazzi.


  • London, England, United Kingdom
    Saturday Sep 06, 1997

    Diana's Funeral

    London, England, United Kingdom
    Saturday Sep 06, 1997

    Diana's funeral took place in Westminster Abbey on 6 September.


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