[news] BBC News reports that Chinese claim invention of Flush Toilet. ‘The invention of the flush toilet is widely attributed to London plumber Thomas Crapper, who patented a U-bend siphoning system for flushing the pan in the late 19th century, and who also installed toilets for Queen Victoria.’

Did The Chinese Invent The Flush Toilet?

This entry was posted on Wednesday, July 26th, 2000 at 1:43 pm and is filed under History.

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