A whimsical collection of anniversaries in robotics. Coming up in the next few days:
20 April 1764: Rudolph Ackermann born
Buried in Kensal Green Cemetery, London
27 April 2009: Underwater glider starts Atlantic crossing
The glider "Scarlet Knight" lands in Baiona, France, on 9 December 2009.
28 April 1868: Georgy Feodosevich Voronoy born
Buried Zhuravka, Ukraine.
You can link to the calendar directly, it’s a shared Google calendar with id: email@example.com and here’s a link to a Web calendar view.