(1924–2013) founder of USA Today (1982)
“‘I know what they say about me,’ says 51-year-old Allen H. Neuharth, president and chief executive of the Rochester-based Gannett newspaper chain. ‘They say, There goes No-guts Neuharth. He’s been scared ever since he got his nose bloodied in Detroit.’ ” —“Big Fish, Little Ponds” (April 15, 1975)
FIRST IN FORBES Eastman Kodak engineer Steven Sasson builds the first digital camera. It weighs 8 pounds and takes 23 seconds to record a photograph.
August 15, 1974 “America’s Saturated Cosmetics Market”
Using a low-tack adhesive created by his 3M colleague Spencer Silver, inventor Arthur Fry develops a stationery idea that sticks—the Post-it note.