More than two decades later, princess dianaThe death of s remains far from being a distant memory.
It was August 31, 1997 when a fatal car crash in Paris tragically cut the Princess of Wales’ life short. The memory of the 36-year-old royal has been perpetuated through her sons, Prince william and Prince harry, in popular culture and in the hearts of many people around the world who paid tribute to him on the anniversary of his death.
On Tuesday August 31, his younger brother Earl Charles Spencer share a photo of the family flag raised at half mast at Althorp House, the home of the Spencer family and Diana’s burial place, in her honor. The house’s official Twitter account was also featured a photo of a road lined with oak trees. “In 1998-1999 Earl Spencer organized the planting of a new alley of oak trees in memory of his sister, Diana, Princess of Wales,” the tweet read. “There are 36 of these oaks, one for each year of his life.”