In honour of Queen Victoria's birthday(May 24), here’s some Victoria Day Fun Facts:
- The earliest postage stamps in the world were the Penny Black of the United Kingdom and had the head of Queen Victoria on them.They were first used on May 6, 1840.
- As a kid, Queen Victoria was trained to keep her chin up. To help her out, holly was put under her collar to irritate her if she put her chin down.
- Victoria’s mom spoke German at home and even though she ruled England for 64 years, Victoria never learned to speak perfect English.
- Queen Victoria was the last teenager to rule England.
- Some cities celebrate this day with fireworks in the evening.