Stephens Illustrations of British Entomology At the University of Cambridge Zoological Museum. Opened at a page showing one of the young Charles Darwin's finds.

15-Jun-1829: Darwin’s delight

On 15th June 1829, the young Charles Darwin was cited in Stephens’ ‘Illustrations of British Insects’.

Charles Darwin, 1840.

15-Sep-1832: Gauchess

On 15th September 1832, Charles Darwin’s legendary powers of observation temporarily let him down.

Joseph Dalton Hooker (1817–1911)

11-Jan-1844: Darwin confesses murder!

Darwin comes clean about his heretical views to Joseph Dalton Hooker, humorously likening admitting believing in evolution to ‘confessing a murder’.