Chronology of a Royal Life

July 1, 1961: Lady Diana Frances Spencer is born, the daughter of the eighth Earl Spencer.

July 29, 1981: Diana marries Prince Charles, the heir to the British throne.

June 21, 1982: Prince William Arthur Philip Louis is born.

Sept. 15, 1984: Prince Henry Charles Albert David is born.

June 15, 1992: Diana attempts suicide after learning of Prince Charles' affair with Camilla Parker-Bowles.

Dec. 9, 1992: Diana and Prince Charles separate.

December 1995: Prince Charles agrees to divorce Diana, at the request of Queen Elizabeth II.

Feb. 28, 1996: Diana agrees to divorce.

Aug. 28, 1996: Final decree of divorce.

Aug. 31, 1997: Diana is killed in Paris automobile accident. Her companion, Dodi Fayed, is also killed.

Sept. 6, 1997: She is buried on private grounds of family estate.

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