Pierre Curie discovers piezoelectricity.
Friedrich Reinitzer and Otto Lehmann discover liquid crystals
Warren Marrison invents the 1st quartz clock
First watch batteries
Invention of the integrated circuit
Development of light-emitting diodes.
The Beta 21 is the 1st quartz watch prototype
Development of Liquid crystal displays
Seiko introduces the Astron to the Japanese market
The Pulsar is the 1st digital watch
The 1st watch under $20
The Swiss introduce the Swatch
1991 Timex introduces the Indiglo®