February 16 in freethought history…

charleswattsFebruary 16, 1906 – British secularist writer, publisher and lecturer Charles Watts dies in England, aged 70. He co-founded the National Secular Society and (later, after a split with the NSS) the British Secular Union. His wife (born Eunice Kate Nowlan) was an active partner in the secularist and feminist causes. Watts also spent several years in Canada as a leader in that country’s secularist movement. His son Charles Albert Watts continued his father’s work.

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