US President Donald Trump meets Queen Elizabeth, D-Day 75th Anniversary, including George VI’s Speech, King Juan Carlos retires and Princess Madeleine’s book launch.
US State Visit
Queen Elizabeth II plays host as President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania arrive in Great Britain for a State Visit from 3 to 6 June 2019.
It has been a very busy week with Queen Elizabeth also meeting Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison who brought a gift.
75th Anniversary D-Day Commemorations
Queen Elizabeth, along with US President Donald Trump and Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison, attend a National Commemorative Event to mark the 75th Anniversary of the D-Day landings in Normandy in 1944.
The Prince of Wales, the Duke of Cambridge and the Duke of Sussex also participated in commemorative events both in Britain and France.
King George VI Speech
Prince William reads King George VI Speech on D-Day during a service at the National Arboretum in Staffordshire.
George VI and Winston Churchill Letters
King George VI and Prime Minister Winston Churchill’s letters regarding D-Day.
Read the letters between George VI and Winston Churchill: https://www.royal.uk/75th-anniversary-d-day-landings
King Juan Carlos Retires
King Juan Carlos has announced he will retire from public life from Sunday, 2 June 2019, five years since his abdication.
Stella and The Secret Launched
Princess Madeleine has launched her book, Stella and the Secret, in Stockholm on Tuesday, 4 June 2019.
Royal Birthdays This Week
Princess Désirée of Sweden, Baroness Silfverschiöld, 1938
Queen Suthida of Thailand, 1978
Prince Felix of Luxembourg, 1984
Princess Astrid of Belgium, 1962
Former King Albert II of Belgium, 1934
Prince Joachim of Denmark, 1969
Forthcoming Royal Visits
Netherlands – King Willem-Alexander and Queen Maxima will visit Windsor in Great Britain on Monday, 17 June 2019, to attend the Order of the Garter Service and to be installed as a Stranger Knight of the Garter.