December 27 in freethought history…

December 27, 1831 – Charles Darwin begins his celebrated five-year voyage on HMS Beagle.

December 27, 1946 – British journalist and humanist Polly Toynbee is born Mary Louisa Toynbee on Isle of Wight, England. She is current Vice President and former President of the British Humanist Society.

December 27, 2006 – “Mr. Deity and the Evil,” the first episode of Mr. Deity, Brian Keith Dalton’s series of satirical short films, is posted online.

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