"Diana: the First Anniversary," was observed in various ways around the world. As Queen Elizabeth laid artificial flowers at Diana's grave, she was not required to go through the turnstile.
- At Lord Spencer's Diana Museum in Althorp, it was "Tiara Day" for girls 12 and under.- In Rome, the Vatican considered petitions nominating Diana for sainthood. The canonization board ruled that since Diana was a divorced Protestant who lived out of wedlock with a Muslim, her sainthood depended on Elton John's availability for the ceremony.
- Some very elderly American tourists were interviewed in front of Buckingham Palace. One of them said that since Diana has been dead for a year, Prince Rainier should remarry.
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