AL NEUHARTH

(1924–2013) founder of USA To­day (1982)

Forbes - - FORBES 100TH ANNIVERSARY -

“‘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.

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