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jan 6, 1899 - flashlight invented

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In 1899, English inventor David Misell invented the first flashlight. It had three D batteries placed in a tube that acted as a handle of the device. Batteries powered a small incandescent electric light bulb and a simple contact switch turned light on and off.

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Date:

jan 6, 1899
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~ 119 years ago
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