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Queen Elizabeth II Visits King's Lynn

NORFOLK, ENGLAND - FEBRUARY 6: Queen Elizabeth II is greeted by wellwishers during a visit to Kings Lynn Town Hall on February 6, 2012 in Norfolk, England. Today is Accession Day, with the Queen celebrating 60 years to the day since she became Monarch. (Photo by Chris Radburn - WPA Pool/Getty Images)

Queen Elizabeth II's Accession Day

Britons and Commonwealth citizens around the world celebrate the Queen's accession to the throne on Feb. 6. 2012 marks 60 years since she became Queen.