On 28 September 1838, Charles Darwin made some notes inspired by the writings of Rev. Thomas Malthus, and a famous simile was born.
Evergreen articles for September.
On 15th September 1832, Charles Darwin’s legendary powers of observation let him down.
23-Sep-1832: Darwin discovers a ‘rhinoceros’
…for which, read ‘giant ground sloth’ or ‘Megatherium’.
Darwin comes to Downe
On 17th September 1842, Charles Darwin moved into Down House. It was to remain his home for the rest of his life.
16-Sep-1835: Darwin sets foot on the Galápagos Islands
Darwin first sets foot on the Galápagos Islands.
08-Sep-1832: Darwin encounters bolas
On 8th September 1832, Charles Darwin observed gauchos using bolas. He later tried them out for himself, and managed to ensnare his own horse in the process.
05-Sep-1831: Darwin meets his ‘beau ideal of a Captain’
Darwin meets Fitzroy.