Lands comprising of what is now Isreal and Palestine, including the holy land of the Jewish, Christian and Islamic religions.
Fact of the Day
In the Middle Ages, land could be held from the monarch in return for a service, such as holding the king's head as he crossed the Channel by boat.
Quote of the Day
"This is not the end. It is not even the beginning of the end. But it is, perhaps, the end of the beginning. "
~ Winston Churchill on the Battle of Egypt
On This Day
1660 Charles II marched into London and was restored to the throne after 11 years in exile.