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Today marks 60 years on throne for Queen Elizabeth II

It’s official: Today, called Accession Day, marks the 60th anniversary of Queen Elizabeth II’s reign and kicks off a series of celebrations for her Diamond Jubilee year.The queen came to the throne on Feb. 6, 1952. She celebrated her 25-year Silver Jubilee in 1977 and her 50-year Golden Jubilee in 2002. The only other British monarch to celebrate a Diamond Jubilee was Queen Victoria in 1897.Th
/ Source: TODAY staff and wire