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Platinum as a catalyst is used for hydrogenation of alkenes, alkynes, nitro groups. It is also used for hydrogenolysis of cyclopropanes, catalyzes oxidation of alcohols.
Irving Langmuir. The absorption of gases on plane surfaces of glass, mica and platinum. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 1918, 40, (9), 1361-1403.