Google is paying quiet homage to Queen Elizabeth II today with a ‘PegMa’am’ icon taking the place of the regular Street View stick man in Google Maps.
At 17:30BST today, the Queen will become the longest reigning monarch in the UK, having held the position for more than 63 and a half years. The customized PegMa’am only appears around Buckingham Palace in London, though.
— Google UK (@GoogleUK) September 9, 2015
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The Beeb says that the Queen will be having “a normal working day” and there will be “no special celebration”.
There will, however, be a four-gun salute from HMS Belfast to celebrate day number 23,226 on the throne. So perhaps not exactly a normal Wednesday.
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