1898 – Born on December 6th in Dirschau, West Prussia, Germany. He was the preeminent photojournalist of his time—a time that spans eight decades of the twentieth century.
1916 – Served the German Army during World War II.
1936 – Was one of four original staff photographers for "Life" magazine.
1943 – Was a naturalized United States Citizen.
1945 – He created famous photograph of sailor kissing nurse during V-J Day celebration in Times Square.
1949 – Married to Kathy Kaye.
1966 – Author of the books, Witness to Our Time and the memoir, The Eye of Eisenstaedt.
1973 – Author of the photography books People and Eisenstaedt: Germany.
1995 – Died on August 23rd in Oak Bluffs, Massachusetts.