Lilibet Diana was named in honor of Prince Harry’s mother and grandmother, the Queen.
The Duchess of Sussex gave birth to her 7-pound daughter in a southern California hospital on Friday June 4th.
Incredibly, it was 25 years earlier, on June 4, 1996, that Diana attended Northwestern University in Chicago, Illinois. – the university where her future daughter-in-law would one day enroll.
This bizarre fact baffled the hosts of the Royally Obsessed Podcast.
Commentator Roberta Fiorito said, “25 years ago, up to the day Lili was born, Diana visited the Northwest, which we know is Meghan’s alma mater. It’s getting scary right now. Its scary.”
Co-host Rachel Bowie was also amazed at the coincidence and agreed that it’s “just scary,” reports The day star.
Princess Diana’s trip to Chicago in 1996 took just over a year before she died in a car accident in Paris on August 31, 1997.
She met students and attended the local hospital’s HIV unit.
The primary purpose of the visit was to raise funds for the university’s Robert H Lurie Cancer Center, considered one of the leading research institutions in the country, and London’s Royal Marsden Hospital.
The trip came when the press entered her life most intensely, when news that she and Prince Charles were going to divorce made headlines. At the time, she was secretly dating the British-Pakistani heart surgeon Hasnat Khan.
Diana and Khan had a surprisingly private relationship for two years before it ended in the summer of 1997.
Within a month she met Dodi Fayed, son of billionaire Mohamed Al Fayed. and went on vacation with him in the south of France and later in Paris.
Royal watchers have previously commented on other eerie similarities between Diana and Meghan.
In Meghan’s bomb-seat interview with Oprah Winfrey in April, she admitted she wasn’t prepared for what was to come and described her struggles to join the world’s most famous family.
Her revelations accurately mirrored Diana’s own confessions from her now infamous interview with Martin Bashir, which took place 26 years earlier.
Prince Harry, who was sitting next to his wife in the televised Oprah chat, even said, “What I saw was that history was repeating itself.
“When I say history repeats itself, I am talking about my mother.
“When you see something happen the same way, everyone would ask for help.”
Harry and his older brother William will unveil a statue of their mother next month on their 60th birthday at Kensington Palace.