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Darwin Day 2024: History, Dates, FAQs

Darwin Day is a celebration and is observed on 12 February, aimed at commemorating the birthday of Charles Darwin on 12 February 1809. The day aims to highlight Darwin’s contributions to science and to promote science in general. Darwin Day is celebrated around the world.


Charles Darwin was born on February 12, 1809, the fifth of six children in a wealthy English family. Charles Darwin was known as the father of natural selection.

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Where is Darwin Day celebrated?

the U.K.

Are there other holidays on February 12?

Abraham Lincoln’s Birthday and National Plum Pudding Day.


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