Towards the end of her second voyage, HMS Beagle called at the island of St Helena in the South Atlantic. Darwin took the opportunity to visit the grave of St Helena’s most famous former occupant/prisoner, Napoleon Bonaparte.
Evergreen articles for July.
20-Jul-1858: Darwin puts pen to paper
Charles Darwin begins work on ‘On the Origin of Species’.
01-Jul-1858: Darwin goes public
Charles Darwin finally went public with his theory of evolution by means of Natural Selection on 1st July 1858.