What 15 Groundbreaking Inventions Looked Like When They First Came Out

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The first vacuum cleaner was patented by inventor Hubert Cecil Booth in 1901.

The first vacuum cleaner didn’t suck the dirt up – it just blew it away with compressed air. Upright vacuum cleaners with bags on a stick followed in 1907, the brainchild of William Henry Hoover.

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