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 Date
On this date in 1827, Charles Darwin gave his first public presentation at a meeting of the Plinian Society in Edinburgh. It concerned some discoveries he had made about 'sea-mats' and seaweed.