Google is celebrating 147th Birthday of Hubert Cecil Booth: Here are few things you need to know
Google Doodle is celebrating the 147th birthday of Hubert Cecil Booth, the man who invented vacuum cleaner. The animated doodle is remembering the inventor for his invention. He had also invented the Ferris wheel. Hubert Cecil Booth was born on in Gloucester, England in 1871.
Here are few interesting facts about him that you should know:
- He got his education at Gloucester College and Gloucester Country School. After this, he cleared his entrance examination in Central Technical College of London
- He completed a three –year course in civil engineering and mechanical engineering and after completing his course, he joined Maudsay Sons and Field as a civil engineer in London. He went on to design bridges and engines for battleship
- He is credited with inventing first powered vacuum cleaner. Before his invention, the cleaners would blow dirt away but Mr. Booth’s invention cleaner sucked the dirt, which proved more efficient of cleaning.
- He got an inspiration to invent vacuum cleaner after watching a demonstration of an American device.He died on January 14, 1955 in England.
His invention is indeed incredible. Thank you, sir, for inventing it and making our lives easier.
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