February 24

This Day in History

2011

First Humanoid Robot in Space

On this day in 2011, Robonaut 2 was launched to the International Space Station on the space shuttle Discovery, as part of the STS-133 mission. It is the second, and most advanced, in a series of four … (more...)

1946

Perón elected in Argentina

Juan Domingo Perón, the controversial former vice president of Argentina, is elected president. He was imprisoned the year before, but appeals from workers and his charismatic wife, Eva Duarte de … (more...)