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  1. Vacuum cleaner — 2018-12-26 13:21:55
    …_date="4 July 1871" birth_place="Gloucester" death_date="14 Jan 1955" death_place="Croydon" }} === Hubert Cecil Booth 1901 === ~-[[CategoryInventions]]::[[CategoryDomestic]]:: Hubert Cecil Booth invented the **Vacuum Cleaner** in 1901. {{{…
    …h, it was filthy from the dust that had been trapped in it. In his own words, he had invented the 'vacuum cleaner'. == 1901 and Puffing Billy == {{Image url="Booth1stvacuum.jpg" title="Booth's Puffing Billy" class="right" width="300" }} In 190…
    …e and market it. The Head Office was in Parsons Green Lane, in Fulham, South West London. He built his first machine in 1901. It was made for Osborne House, a training college for naval officers on the Isle of Wight. The machine was parked outs…
  2. Bicycle — 2018-08-25 00:56:59
    …ohn_kemp_starley.jpg" Who="" width="240" birth_date="24 December 1855" birth_place="Walthamstow" death_date="29 October 1901" death_place="" }} === John Kemp Starley 1885 === In 1885 Starley produced the first modern style bicycle, the **//R…
  3. Tarmac — 2017-06-30 14:08:12
    …mud. The process was an improvement on methods used by **Thomas Telford** and Tr├ęsaguet. == Hooley is inspired == In 1901 Hooley was walking in Denby in [[Derbyshire]] when he noticed a smooth stretch of road close to an ironworks. He aske…
  4. Fingerprints — 2017-05-19 16:36:52
    … first United Kingdom Fingerprint Bureau was founded in Scotland Yard, the Metropolitan Police headquarters, London, in 1901.…
  5. Meccano — 2017-05-14 01:23:25
    …" Invented="Meccano" }} [[CategoryInventions]] == Meccano == Is one of the world's most popular toys. === Frank Hornby 1901 === **Hornby** was born on 15 May 1863 in Liverpool [[Lancashire]], [[England]] and was the son of John Oswald Horn…
    …ther with nuts and bolts. By the end of 1900 Hornby had built a set of parts he considered worth marketing. == Patent 1901 == On advice, he patented his invention in January 1901 as "**Improvements in Toy or Educational Devices for Children a…
  6. Sport — 2016-06-23 13:22:23
    …the table. However, an English manufacturer of sporting goods, John Jacques, registered "Ping Pong" as a trade name in 1901 and sold American rights to Parker Brothers, who came out with a new kit under that name. Another Englishman, E. C. Go…

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