On This Day

What Happened on October 25, 1854

The Charge of the Light Brigade, a Brave and Foolish Tale

Historical Events

  • Prince Menshikov of Crimea occupies British base at Balaclava
  • The infamous "Charge of the Light Brigade" during the Battle of Balaclava in the Crimean War results in over 100 killed
1854 Highlights

About October 25, 1854

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 166 years, 11 months and 26 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Scorpio