The Friends of Charles Darwin were founded in 1994 to campaign for the depiction of their hero, Charles Darwin, on a Bank of England bank note. The great man finally appeared on the new £10 note in November 2000.
On this Day
On this day in 1833, HMS Beagle arrived at the Rio Negro. Darwin travelled inland to the town of Patagones, then on to General Juan Rosas' camp on the Rio Colorado.