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Queen Elizabeth II is set to become the longest-reigning British monarch in history. Sorry Victorians, but Queen Vic’s long-standing record is about to be superseded by her great-great-granddaughter. Sept. 9 marks the day that gives whole new meaning to the national anthem’s prayer for a queen who is “long to reign over” Brits.

The Queen will have reigned for a jaw-dropping 63 years and seven months. Queen Victoria’s reign lasted 63.5 years; that’s  23,226 days, 16 hours and 23 minutes. Between the two of them they will have reigned for over 125 years. Not too shabby.

On the anniversary of this ground-breaking milestone, here are some things you might not know about Her Majesty.