Twenty years ago the death of a princes shocked the world.

The fatal crash that claimed Diana, her companion Dodi Fayed and her driver Henri Paul took place just after midnight on Sunday, August 31, 1997 in Paris. The couple, her driver and a bodyguard Trevor Rees-Jones were driving through the Pont de l’Alma road tunnel in Paris.  Paul, who was driving, lost control of the vehicle and struck a pillar in the tunnel.  Rees-Jones was the only one to survive the crash.

The Sunday Times – August 31, 1997

Her funeral would take place on Saturday, September 6, 1997 at Westminster Abbey in London.

The Sunday Times – September 7, 1997

Related – 

A Royal Wedding – http://timestribuneblogs.com/pages-from-the-past/a-royal-wedding/

A Royal Birth – http://timestribuneblogs.com/pages-from-the-past/a-royal-birth/

A Royal Divorce – http://timestribuneblogs.com/pages-from-the-past/a-royal-divorce/

Video the funeral of Princess Diana – C-SPAN – https://www.c-span.org/video/?90558-1/princess-diana-funeral