Darwin records his experimentations with a hammock.
Evergreen articles for December.
25-Dec-1833: The HMS Beagle Olympics
On Christmas Day 1833, the crew of HMS Beagle held their own ’Olympic Games’ at Port Desire in Patagonia.
06-Dec-1834: Darwin brains his future eponymous fox
Darwin kills a rare and inquisitive creature, since named after its collector.
27-Dec-1831: HMS Beagle sets sail
On 27 December 1831, HMS Beagle set sail on her second voyage with a young Charles Darwin on board.