|David Brewster introduces the Stereoscope, a device for taking stereo photographs.
|A 3D photo of Queen Victoria is displayed at The Great Exhibition.
|The Kinematoscope (Stereo Animation Camera) is invented.
|The first anaglyphic movie is produced.
|The first anaglyphic movie is shown in theatres (The Power of Love).
|The first color 3D movie is produced.
|The first Russian 3D movie, Robinson Crusoe, is produced.
|Touted as the world's first feature-length 3D movie, Bwana Devil is released in the USA and heralds a short-lived boom in 3D movie production.
|Two ground-breaking 3D movies are released: Man in the Dark and House of Wax. The latter is the first 3D movie released with stereo sound, and is directed by André De Toth—who has only one eye.
|The 3-D Follies becomes the first 3D film to be cancelled during production, signalling the end of the 3D boom.
|September Storm is the first anaglyphic movie released in the Cinemascope format (although technically it's just an expanded non-anamorphic film).
|Comin at Ya! is released in anaglyphic format using the "over and under" process (where two views are printted on a single frame, one above the other). This film launches the 3D boom of the 1980s that includes Amityville 3-D, Friday the 13th Part III and Jaws 3-D.
|James Cameron's film Avatar, shot with the Fusion Camera System he helped develop, is hailed as the best 3D film to date and helps push 3D towards the mainstream.
|The world's first dedicated 3D television channel, South Korea's SKY 3D, launches with side-by-side 1920x1080i resolution.
|The Consumer Electronics Show (CES) features prototype 3D televisions from most major manufacturers.