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February 21, 1947

On February 21, 1947, American inventor, Edwin Land, presented and demonstrated his invention, the Polaroid Land Camera, to the Optical Society of America in New York City. It was the first camera that was able to take, develop, and print a picture in around 60 seconds. The photos were in black and white and the … Continue reading

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January 9, 1986

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! in 1986, Kodak got out of the instant camera business after 10 years due to a loss in a court battle that claimed that Kodak had copied Polaroid patents. Polaroid claimed it was a victory that would protect their patents for the next hundred years and keep cheaters like Kodak … Continue reading

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