Today in History

Events on Apr 24

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.

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

Sda Fountain is Patented
The soda fountain is patented.