Anniversary of Darwin’s Invitation to the Voyage of the Beagle

On this day in 1831 Charles Darwin received letters inviting him to join the voyage of the H.M.S Beagle as a naturalist. Darwin wanted to agree right away, but his father and sisters were totally against the idea. With the help of Darwin’s uncle Josiah his father was persuaded to allow him to go, and the rest is history!

Charles Darwin

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