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 1841, Charles Darwin resigned as secretary of the Geological Society.
On this day in 1872, the sixth (and final) edition of Darwin's Origin of Species was published.