Rep. Rush Holt (D-N.J.) introduced a resolution in Congress to make Feb. 12, 2013 "Darwin Day." As reported by the Huffington Post, Holt, a physicist, said, "Charles Darwin [is] a worthy symbol on which to celebrate the achievements of reason, science, and the advancement of human knowledge," Holt wrote in the resolution, which promotes evolution and warns against the "teaching of creationism."
Organize your own Darwin Day Screening:
Nova has produced several films that highlight Darwin and his contributions. They are available online and are easy to view. Have a screening party at school, at home or at work!