This day in robotics

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

April 20, 2021
  • 20 April  1764: Rudolph Ackermann born   

    Buried in Kensal Green Cemetery, London

April 27, 2021
  • 27 April  2009: Underwater glider starts Atlantic crossing   

    The glider "Scarlet Knight" lands in Baiona, France, on 9 December 2009.

April 28, 2021
  • 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: 6qc6jisliothij6m6lr9gl7uk0@group.calendar.google.com and here’s a link to a Web calendar view.