As we all know, absolutely everything has a Charles Darwin connection. As golf's 143rd Open Championship tees off in my native Wirral, I find evidence of its Darwin connection on display.
Writing tagged: ‘sport’
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.
01-Mar-1853: Darwin on ice!
On 1st March 1853, Charles Darwin wrote to his son William about, erm… playing ice-hockey!