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Happy birthday, Beatrice

- August 8th, 2012
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Princess Beatrice at the Royal Ascot in June. (Photo: WENN.com)

Today is Princess Beatrice’s birthday.

How about some fun facts:

She was born at the Portland Hospital in London in 1988 at 8:18 p.m.

Her full name is Beatrice Elizabeth Mary of York.

She is the first woman in the line of succession to the throne (she’s behind Prince Charles, Prince William, Prince Harry, and her father Prince Andrew).

She and her sister are the only granddaughters of the Queen who have the title Princess.

She has a history degree from Goldsmiths, University of London.

She has completed the London Marathon.

She appears in the movie The Young Victoria. She does not speak in the film and has only a minor role.

She once had a crush on actor Orlando Bloom.