Meghan Markle will be celebrating her 37th birthday on August 4th, her first as a member of the British royal family.
But August 4th isn't just a special day for the Duchess of Sussex, it also has huge significance to Queen Elizabeth, whose mum, Elizabeth Bowes-Lyon, was born on the same day in 1900.
The Queen Mother lived until 2002 and was a huge part of both her daughter's, Queen Elizabeth and Princess Margaret, lives.
We're sure this is just another reason behind Queen Elizabeth's soft spot for her new granddaugher-in-law.
This article originally appeared on Marie Claire.