A war fought between Russia, and Britain, France, Turkey and Sardinia from 1853 to 1856. It was concerned primarily with the expansion of Russia but it also had religious overtones.
Fact of the Day
Up to 11 men may have sought election to the 1614 parliament to avoid paying their debts.
Quote of the Day
"If you do not wish to dwell with evil-doers, do not live in London. "
~ Richard of Devizes (12th century)
On This Day
1660 Charles II marched into London and was restored to the throne after 11 years in exile.