HER LIFE & LEGACY
Diana Frances Spencer is born on 1 July at Park House on the Sandringham estate, the third child of John Spencer, Viscount Althorp, and his wife Frances – they would divorce eight years later.
Aged just 20, Diana is given the title of Princess of Wales on the occasion of her marriage to Prince Charles.
William Arthur Philip Louis is born 21 June.
Diana’s second child, Henry Charles Albert David, is born on 15 September.
Charles and Diana announce their separation. They divorce four years later.
Nearly 23 million people watch Diana’s BBC TV interview, in which says she hoped to be ‘the Queen of people’s hearts’.
The princess and her boyfriend, Dodi Fayed, are killed in a car crash in Paris.
To commemorate Diana’s life, the Queen unveils a fountain memorial in London’s Hyde Park – William and Harry are in attendance.
In his role of patron of Centrepoint – a charity for the homeless, his mother’s favourite – William spends a night sleeping rough.
The princes open up about their mother's life and legacy fully for the first time in an ITV documentary.