Worldwide party In New Zealand, nearly 30 landmarks will be lit in pink or blue lights, depending on the baby's gender, to herald the birth of the prince or princess. Canada is planning a similar gesture: The baby's name will be lit in the CN Tower in Toronto, or Niagara Falls.
Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard was spotted knitting a kangaroo toy for the royal heir. Hundreds of other parties will be thrown around the world to celebrate the royal arrival, and several news outlets planned special commemorative editions to celebrate the new member of the royal family.
Private hospital wing Like Beyonce's baby, Blue Ivy, the royal infant will come into the world with quite a bit more space than the average kid. Kate Middleton, officially known as Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, and her family were given an entire wing in the private St. Mary's Hospital for the delivery.
41-gun salute In days of yore, royal births were celebrated with a 41-gun salute from the Tower of London. That tradition will continue, with plans for a 62-gun salute (which typically signifies royal anniversaries) by the King's Royal Horse Artillery in Green Park, and a 41-gun salute from the Tower of London.