New ruler weeps at news of king's death
NAIROBI, Kenya, Feb. 6, 1952 (UP) -- Britain's sovereign queen began her reign today in tears and sorrow. The former Princess Elizabeth broke down and wept when a radiotelephone call from London informed her that her father, King George VI, was dead. Elizabeth Alexandra Mary Windsor was in Mombasa, Kenya, when she learned she was to be Britain's new sovereign ruler, Queen Elizabeth II. She wept at the news.