Victoria was Queen of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland from 20 June 1837 until her death. On 1 May 1876, she adopted the additional title of Empress of India. Known as the Victorian era, her reign of 63 years and seven months was longer than that of any of her predecessors. It was a period of industrial, cultural, political, scientific, and military change within the United Kingdom, and was marked by a great expansion of the British Empire.
Asylum seeker support services are hoping other state governments will follow Victoria's lead and allocate extra funding for people on temporary visas hit by cuts to federal government support.. SBS - Published
Windsor Castle is bedecked with Christmas decorations. Among the highlights is a 20ft fir tree and a dining table laid with silver-gilt pieces. The display also pays homage to the 200th anniversary of..
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Hong Kong (CNN)On July 29, 1858, two steam-powered battleships met in the middle of the Atlantic Ocean. There, they connected two ends of a 4,000 kilometer (2,500 mile) long, 1.5 centimeter (0.6 inch).. WorldNews - Published
Highlights of this day in history: Lizzie Borden found innocent of a grisly double murder; Britain's Queen Victoria begins rule; Race-related rioting hits Detroit; Muhammad Ali convicted in Vietnam.. USATODAY.com - Published
When doctors said her child would be a girl, Amie Schofield chose the name Victoria. Then they said the child would be a boy, so she switched to Victor. It turned out neither was right. The baby was.. USATODAY.com - Published