happened in Princess Diana's life years ago
in September? You will find the most important events here.
18.09.1982: Princess Grace`s
Diana takes part in the
funeral ceremony of Princess Grace of Monaco and so she represents the royal
house for the first time in a foreign country. The press honours her mourning
15.09.1984: Birth of Prince
Prince Charles and Diana`s
second son is also born in St. Mary`s Hospital at 16:20 p.m. He weighs 3118 g.
Charles stands by his wife again. Charles who longed for a girl says to Diana
after the birth: "Oh, it`s a boy and he`s even got red hair." Diana is shocked
about his behaviour and her world collapses. Later she would say that something
had died within her. The new prince gets the name Prince Henry Charles Albert
David Mountbatten- Windsor.
05.09.1997: Queen gives speech after
The queen gives a life speech on the occasion of Diana`s
death. In it she praises her former daughter-in-law and thanks her for her good
and human deeds. She lets people know about her grief and her speechlessness
about Diana`s tragic death.
06.09.1997: Diana is laid to rest
The princess`coffin lies on a carriage (lafette) which is
being escorted by the Welsh Guard through London. The funeral ceremony takes
place at Westminster Abbey. Diana`s brother Charles gives a special speech.
Elton John sings the song "Candle in the Wind" for Diana. Diana is laid to rest
at Althorp, her family estate. Her children also takes part in these sad events.