Princess Elizabeth, 21, (born 21 April 1926) and Philip Mountbatten, Duke of Edinburgh, 26, Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh (born Prince Philip of Greece and Denmark on 10 June 1921) in their 1947 engagement photo.
Queen Mary’s Girls of Great Britain & Ireland tiara; One of Queen Elizabeth’s favourite pieces of jewellery is the Girls of Great Britain and Ireland Tiara which is also referred to as “Granny’s Tiara”. It was a wedding gift to Elizabeth by her devoted grandmother Queen Mary in 1947 along with a number of other pieces
The Black Dahlia: Elizabeth Short: Beautiful 22-year-old Elizabeth Short -- who was found with her body sliced in half at the waist and drained of blood on January 15, 1947 -- has come to be known as The Black Dahlia. The unsolved Los Angeles murder case involving Short, who sported a mane of curly black hair, has intrigued America for decades and spawned books, articles, and movies. Despite years of investigations by police and crime buffs, however, Short’s murderer has never been found.