This day in robotics

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

January 25, 2021
  • 25 January  1736: Joseph-Louis Lagrange born   

    Buried in the Pantheon, Paris.

  • 25 January  2004: Opportunity rover lands   

    Opportunity rover launched 7/7/2003.

January 28, 2021
  • 28 January  1966: Hymie the robot debuts in Get Smart   

    Hymie the humanoid robot appears in the Get Smart episode titled "Back to the old drawing board" (season 1, episode 19), played by Richard Gautier.

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.