1928 – Born in Havana on the 14th of September.
1960 – He was a photographer for the Cuban newspaper Revolución when he took the famous image.
1968-1978 – He concentrated on underwater photography.
2000 – He sued Smirnoff over the use of the image in advertisement.
2001 – Korda suffered a fatal heart attack in Paris while presenting an exhibition of his work. He is buried in the Colon Cemetery, Havana died on the 25th of May.