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"George Smith and Willard Boyle of Bell Laboratories developed the CCD (charge-coupled-device) and demonstrated it".
"Steven Sasson patented a prototype digital camera using the recently invented Fairchild CCD image sensor and a lens from a Kodak movie camera".
"Bryce Bayer invented the Bayer Color Filter Array that enabled a single CCD or CMOS image sensor to capture color images".
"The first true working digital camera was built by the University of Calgary Canada ASI Science Team".
"Fuji developed the DS-1P which is considered to be the first fully digital consumer camera to be sold".
"Fuji releases the DS-100 digital memory card camera".
"SanDisk and Kodak released the first CompactFlash Memory Card".
"Casio released the QV-11 which was one of the first digital cameras with an LCD display".
"The Kodak CD-25 is the first camera to use a Compact Flash card for storage".
"The development of 'microlens array' technology paves the way for the production of higher megapixel image sensors".
Steve Sasson (invented the first digital camera) was born.
Bruce Bayer (invented the Bayer filter) was born.
Russell Kirsch (took the first digital image) was born.
Don McCullin (famous digital photographer for war and strife) was born.
Scott Kelby (famous digital photographer and photo editor) was born.
David Busch (famous digital photographer and author of digital photography manuals) was born.
Tom Ang (famous digital photographer and founder of Wandsworth Photo Co-op) was born.
Micheal Freeman (famous digital photographer and author of digital photography manuals) was born.
All events in green are taken from https://practicalphotographytips.com/Photography-Basics/history-of-digital-photography.html.
All events in blue are taken from Wikipedia.
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