King Charles III will celebrate his 74th birthday on Monday November 14 and it will be his first as monarch.

Before Charles became king, he sometimes spent his birthday on official tours abroad as Prince of Wales.

He’s been known to celebrate his birthday abroad with a cake and this year it’s believed he’ll be celebrating privately.

Charles spent Sunday, the eve of his 74th birthday, leading the nation in honoring service members who lost their lives during World War I and the conflicts that followed at the annual Remembrance Sunday service at the Cenotaph.

Messenger Newspapers: Charles during the Remembrance Sunday Service at the CenotaphCharles during the Remembrance Sunday service at the Cenotaph (Image: Aaron Chown/PA)

Her floral tribute to the dead left at the Whitehall Memorial featured the words “In memory of the glorious dead. Charles R.

The King was targeted with eggs on Wednesday during a visit in which a statue honoring the late Queen was unveiled at York Minster.

King Charles’ milestone will be marked by the band of the Household Cavalry performing Happy Birthday during the Changing of the Guard ceremony at Buckingham Palace on Monday.

Gun salutes are to be fired across the capital to honor the King’s birthday for the first time with the King’s Troop Royal Horse Artillery firing 41 volleys from midday in London’s Green Park, and immediately after the band of Scots Guards will perform Happy Birthday in the Park.


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The King’s Troop is a mounted ceremonial unit of the British Army which fires salutes at royal birthdays and major events such as state visits, and provides a gun carriage and black horse team for funerals. state and military.

An hour later, at the Tower of London, the Honorable Artillery Company will fire a 62-gun salute.

The oldest regiment in the army has a demanding operational reconnaissance role in addition to its ceremonial responsibilities.