1887 – Born in Cambridge on the 18th of December, the son of the mathematician George Howard Darwin and the grandson of Charles Darwin.
1910 – He graduated from Trinity College, Cambridge in mathematics.
1912 – His interests developed into using his mathematical skills assisting Henry Moseley on X-ray diffraction.
He joined the Royal Engineers, where he worked on problems in ballistics, and later served in the Royal Flying Corps.
1919-1922 – He was a lecturer and fellow of Christ’s College, Cambridge where he worked with R.H. Fowler on statistical mechanics and, what came to be known as, the Darwin-Fowler method.
1924 – Worked at the California Institute of Technology before becoming Tait professor of natural philosophy at the University of Edinburgh.
1925 – He married Katharine Pember, a mathematician.
1962 – Sir Charles Galton Darwin died on 13th of December.
Son of George Howard Darwin