a digital library of Unitarian Universalist biographies, history, books, and media
the digital library of Unitarian Universalism
Home » This Day » July 1

July 1

Harvard Square Library exists solely on the basis of donations.  If you have benefitted from any of our materials, and/or if making Unitarian Universalist intellectual heritage materials widely available and free is a value to you, please donate whatever you can--every little bit helps: Donate 

Charles Darwin

1858 – Charles Darwin presented his paper The Origin of Species to the Linnaean Society in London. He was descended from Unitarian families on both sides. In his youth he attended the Unitarian church in Shrewsbury, England. From 1831 to 1836 Darwin sailed as the official naturalist aboard the HMS Beagle. He published The Origin of Species by Means of Natural Selection (1859) with Alfred Russell Wallace, an epoch-making work.

Series Navigation<< June 30July 2 >>