6 Facts About The Queen Of England
- The Queen learnt to drive in 1945 when she joined the Army.
- The Queen was a Girl Guide (1937) and Sea Ranger (1943).
- The Queen sent a message of congratulations to Apollo 11 astronauts for the first moon landing on the 21st July,1969. The message was micro-filmed and deposited on the moon in a metal container.
- Since 1952, The Queen has conferred over 387,700 honours and awards.
- The Queen has received over 3 million items of correspondence during her reign.
- The Queen is patron of more than 620 charities and organisations.