Mr. George Blaisdell was born in Bradford, Pennsylvania on June 5, 1895.
Zippo occupied the Rickerson & Pryde plant. It became Zippo's first building.
The first building Zippo bought was on Barbouri Street.
The first national article about Zippo was published in Esquire magazine.
The initials engraved with the pantograph on the lighters were replaced with metal engravings.
Zippo's first patent was granted for a windproof lighter and was numbered 203269.
Zippo reported in the newspaper that all its production will go to the armed forces abroad.
General Dwight D. Eisenhower's letter to George Blaisdell: "This is the only lighter I have ever had that always lights up."
Military journalist Ernie Pyle dedicated a column in the national newspaper to Zippo and George Blaisdell.
The lighter of the Battle of Normandy, created by Walter Nadler, can still be seen in the Zippo Museum.
Letter from General Douglas MacArthur to Mr.Blaisdell, "It's a real work of art that I use all the time."
George Blaisdell bought the original Zippo car.
Zippo opened a factory in Canada.
The design of Town & Country on the lighter was introduced.
Zippo founder George G. Blaisdell, founded the Philo & Sarah Blaisdell Foundation in honor of his parents.
Mrs. Bradford - Zippo table lighter.
The patent number 2517191 of the second lighter was introduced.
Introduction of unusual Zippo products: Zip Slip zipper lubricant and Zireen leather grease.
George Blaisdell announces plans to build a three-story commercial building on Barbouri Street.
Zippo introduced the table lighter, which was shown in the 82nd episode of the situation comedy "I Love Lucy."
The new commercial building at 33 Barbouri Street became the company's headquarters.
An open day was organized for the opening of the new head office.
Zippo introduced slim lighters.
Etch's drawing on a lighter was introduced.
The Zippo factory started by adding date code stamps to the bottom of the lighter.
Zippo celebrates its 25th anniversary.
The Zippo ruler was a 6 "pocket tape measure that was advertised as a special product.
Zippo introduced a modern Corinthian style table lighter.
Zippo introduced a knife that included a blade and a nail file and was advertised as a special product.
Zippo introduced the clip case to the advertising department.
W. A. Ingram, distributor in England, started selling lighters.
The first fuel plant was opened on Congress Street in Bradford.
Captain Caruna, currently known as N.M. Arrigo, started bringing Zippo lighters to Malta.
The Moon landing lighter was the last Zippo lighter to be designed using the Town & Country manufacturing process.
The Zippo Out-A-Matic ashtray was introduced to the advertising department.
Zippo introduced a lighter made for the 40th anniversary.
Zippo introduced its own keychains.
Luster Etch engraving technique was introduced.
Zippo introduced its manufactured magnifying glass.
The lighter celebrated the 200th anniversary of the United States
George G. Blaisdell died while traveling to Florida. His knowledge and honesty were passed down from generation to generation in the Blaisdell family.
To mark this special day, donkey and elephant designs were printed on the lighter.
A box for a lighter was introduced.
The base of the lighter was introduced. The hand lighter became a table lighter.
Zippo playing cards were introduced.
To celebrate the 50th anniversary, a brass lighter was introduced.
Introduced Zippo's first Cut-About knives.
The 50th anniversary celebrations began.
Zippo introduced the refillable Contempo gas lighter.
The company Dritsas started selling lighters in Greece.
The first original Zippo Replica lighters.
New Zippo keychains were introduced.
The 200,000,000 Zippo lighter comes from a production line.
Zippo introduced the leather case with a clip.
Reconstruction work on the Zippo headquarters on Barbour Street began.
The first lighter of the 60th Anniversary collection of the year was introduced.
Date codes were converted to letters and Roman numerals.
Varga Girl, Windy was introduced as the second collectible of the year.
Zippo bought W.R.Case & Sons Cutlery Company
The first U.S. The Vintage Grand Prix was held on the Watkins Glen International Highway in New York.
Zippo introduced the D-Day 50th Anniversary Zippo lighter model.
A Zippo family shop & museum was opened.
The first National Zippo Day is celebrated.
The Mysteries of the Forest - an introduction to the collectible lighter.
Zippo was named one of the top 100 distributors of the year as the inventor of the famous multi-purpose lighter.
First Zippo / Case International Swap Meeting in Bradford.
Introduction of this year's collectible lighter - Joan Pin-up.
Creating Zippo's first website (ZippoMFG.com).
The first pen of zippo was introduced.
Zippo 300,000,000 lighter was produced.
Zippo 65th Anniversary - the introduction of the Lady Barbara collectible table lighter.
Introducing the Zippo 65th Anniversary lighter.
The Zippo/Case Museum was opened.
Pennsylvania Governor Tom Ridge visited the Zippo / Case Visitor Center the second day after it opened.
W.A. Ingram, an English importer, became a subsidiary of Zippo.
The model of the year's collection was introduced - a car-shaped Zippo.
A modern version of the 1947 Zippo car was brought to the Zippo Visitor Center.
At the turn of the millennium, Zippo introduced the titanium case of the lighter.
The Zippo of the year collection - Flame holder was introduced.
The date codes for the windproof lighters were converted to letters and 2-digit digital numbers.
Hollywood's Leading Light congratulated Zippo on the new gold lighter with the Hollywood star.
The first Japanese trade meeting took place in Tokyo.
Zippo introduced the lighter from the 70th Anniversary collection.
The "Friends for a Whole Life" collectible lighter was introduced. The last lighter of the year.
Zippo introduced a slim lighter with a brushed finish.
Zippo introduced a slim Spectrum color finish lighter.
Zippo owners Sarah Dorn and George Duke, produced 300 lighters with 18K gold seals to commemorate Mr. Blaisdell's zippo on his 70th anniversary.
Zippo Collectors Club Click was created.
Zippo closes factory in Canada.
Zippo introduced the multi-purpose lighter MPL.
Introducing the Armor Heavy Wall Lighter.
U.S. retailers have been given a deadline to remove fake Zippo lighters from their shelves. It is now illegal to sell fake Zippo lighters.
400,000,000 lighters came from the production line.
"Zippo Hot Tour" events started in the USA.
D-Day 10,000 limited lighters were introduced for the 60th Anniversary.
San Diego rock quartet "3against1" won the title of the most popular band at the "Zippo Hot Tour". More than 1,200 bands performed.
Zippo car and driver Brent Tyler was shown in the "Very Odd Jobs" episode on Discovery Kids in Canada.
The Zippo car was shown at Daytona Bike Week in Florida.
Broadway star Carol Channing and his wife Harry Kullijian visited the Zippo / Case Museum.
Zippo Car traveled to Laconia Bike Week in New Hamshire.
The first Zippo 200 Busch Race took place on the Watkins Glen International Highway in New York.
A mini MPL lighter was introduced.
Zippo's car participated in Sturgis Bike Week in South Dakota.
Zippo sponsored the historic Glen Watkins Grand Prix.
Zippo street lights in front of the zippo headquarters in Bradford to celebrate Zippo's 75th Anniversary.
Zippo presented the 75th Anniversary lighter to the Zippo Click club.
Smoky Mountain Knife Works in Sevierville, Tennessee hosted first Zippo/Case Swap Meet.
Zippo makes the first perfume, the original.
Zippo acquired the Ronson brand in New Jersey. The purchase included all Ronson products in the United States and Canada.
The Zippo SUV was unveiled at the Watkins Glen International Highway in New York. The SUV was designed to be Zippo's ambassador.
Zippo men's perfume was created as a symbol of strength and vitality.
The new zippo website was launched on October 10, 2011, giving customers the opportunity to customize their own lighters.
Zippo celebrated its 80th Anniversary.
Fifteen years after the opening of the Zippo Museum, the museum is being completely renovated.
500 million lighters come out of the production line.
Zippo produces sensual women's perfume, inspired by a confident and independent woman.
Zippo makes perfume Into the Blue, the fragrance is inspired by freedom and the power of dreams.