Today in History

Events on Apr 24

1990
Space shuttle Discovery together with the Hubble Space Telescope is Launched in Space
The space shuttle Discovery takes off from Cape Canaveral, Fla., carrying the $1.5 billion Hubble Space Telescope.

1970
China Launches its First Satellite
The People's Republic of China launches its first satellite.

1833
Sda Fountain is Patented
The soda fountain is patented.