This day in robotics

A whimsical collection of anniversaries in robotics.  Coming up in the next few days:

July 25, 2021
  • 25 July  1987: Charles Stark (doc) Draper died   

July 26, 2021
  • 26 July  1925: Joseph Engelberger born   

August 4, 2021
  • 4 August  1805: Sir William Rowan Hamilton born   

    Buried in Mt Jerome Cemetery, Dubin

August 6, 2021
  • 6 August  2012: Curiosity rover lands   

    aka Mars Science Laboratory (MSL) lands in Gale Crater

You can link to the calendar directly, it’s a shared Google calendar with id: and here’s a link to a Web calendar view.