The Great Seal of The United States is adopted today by Act of Congress.
Britain's Queen Victoria is enthroned today. Victoria ruled from 1837 to 1876 – (63 years), and was considered one of the longest reigns (to that time). She oversaw and Era that gave England sweeping reforms in Science, Literature, stable Economics and moderate stability. It was also an Era which tasked England's military and resources with successive Wars and Conflicts that would help to erode The Empire. She was 81 years old at the time of her death.