A Diamond Jubilee is a celebration held to mark a 60th or 75th anniversary.
The diamond jubilee of the British Queen Victoria was celebrated on 22 June 1897. The Diamond Jubilee of Queen Elizabeth II, celebrated on 2 June 2012, was only the second in the country's history. King Bhumibol of Thailand celebrated his Diamond Jubilee on 9 June 2006 at the age of 79.
List of diamond jubilees
|Monarch||Realm||Accession Day||Commemoration||More information|
|Queen Victoria||United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland||20 June 1837||22 June 1897||Diamond Jubilee of Queen Victoria|
|King Bhumibol Adulyadej||Kingdom of Thailand||9 June 1946||10 June 2006||60th Anniversary Celebrations of Bhumibol Adulyadej's Accession|
|Queen Elizabeth II||United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland||6 February 1952||2-5 June 2012||Diamond Jubilee of Elizabeth II|
In East Asia
In East Asia, Diamond Jubilee coincides with the traditional sixty-year Sexagenary cycle, and is held with special importance despite not being called "Diamond Jubilee".
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